Skipton Insight: 2018 half-year market review
After a positive couple of years for markets, the opening to 2018 proved to be a period of highs and lows. We saw stock markets in the UK and US post record highs; but at other times, the worst volatility in seven years . Although markets settled over spring, the spectre of global trade wars escalating means there is still uncertainty.
Skipton Insight: new tax year podcast
The new tax year heralds a number of important considerations for investors – and we’re here to help you think about your plans.
Where can I get advice on my pension?
When it comes to your pension pot, knowing whether you’re contributing enough or if your money is even in the right place can be difficult to judge alone. That’s why, like most things in life, it can really pay to seek professional help.
2017 Autumn Budget: our view of how it might affect your personal finances
It was a Budget of few surprises. Chancellor Philip Hammond’s hour-long Budget speech featured familiar topics and soundbites about the government’s spending plans. But below the headlines about abolishing stamp duty for first time buyers on properties below £300,000, how will your personal finances be affected?
Financial scams – beware!
We feel it’s vital that you’re fully clued up on this subject, in case you’re ever targeted by a fraudster. So we’ve provided useful information on what to look out for, what to do if you’re ever approached and various types of scams.
How can I review my pension?
Each year, your pension provider should send you a statement detailing how much you are paying into your pension, its current value, and its projected value at the plan's selected retirement date. Click here to find out more.