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06 Nov 2018
Marry me – or pay the tax
Famous examples of this perverse law at play are both positive and negative – as defined by the 20th century Harvard sociologist Robert K Merton (who also, interestingly, defined the Self-Fulfilling and -Defeating Prophesy).
07 Mar 2017
Please Mr Chancellor, ease up on Stamp Duty
In years gone by Budget Day was brightened up by a lively betting market on all sorts of predictions.
09 Nov 2016
How to keep death from your bank balance
The old saying has it that there are only two inevitable things in life; death and taxes.
22 Feb 2016
Death and taxes
Sometimes the two get combined which is what inheritance tax is all about.
06 Oct 2015
Why saving for retirement shouldn’t be complicated – go figure
The pensions system is too complicated and must be simplified if people are to save, says PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
30 Jun 2015
Who’d be an IFA?
“Daddy, when I grow up, I want to be an independent financial adviser….”
17 Apr 2015
5 Ways Young Adults Can Manage Their Finances.
With a car stuffed full of bedding, cutlery and other essentials, my 19 year old son left home to set up home in his first rented property
23 Mar 2015
Death and taxes......part two.
Unbiased.co.uk says that UK taxpayers “are set to waste as much as £4.7 billion in tax inefficiencies this year”.
09 Mar 2015
Death and taxes......part one.
We can’t avoid the first but we can mitigate the latter by careful financial planning and as the tax year ends, seek advice on how to cut your tax bill.
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