Ask Us A Question

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When you look at the number of areas in which Bob and I offer advice, it means that the only silly question is the one you don’t ask! While we may not be experts in each and every field of finance, we have the way and means to provide

The Top 13 Finance Blogs in the UK

In thе Unіtеd Stаtеѕ, online fіnаnсіаl іnfоrmаtіоn аnd investing mеdіа has exploded in recent уеаrѕ. Whеrе оnсе thеrе were juѕt online rерlісаѕ оf offline nеwѕрареr/TV соmmеntаrу аnd аnоnуmоuѕ spam-ridden bullеtіn bоаrdѕ; there іѕ nоw a рrоlіfеrаtіоn of ѕtіmulаtіng аnd dіvеrѕе fіnаnсіаl соntеnt wrіttеn bу both рrоfеѕѕіоnаl аnd amateur іnvеѕtоrѕ.

Take my advice, you get what you pay for in investment planning

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How much would you pay to a person who would help you increase your income by several thousand pounds? We are talking about a return that should be made for a professionally crafted investment portfolio by a financial adviser. Or for a successful estate planning, advice on tax paying,

Our financial adviser cost us our life savings

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One couple lost their £350,000 nest egg due to bad advice — and the firm involved has yet to refund them David and Sheila Solomon were looking forward to a comfortable retirement, having saved into pensions for more than two decades and paid a financial adviser to help them

What price personal financial advice?

Many investors spend millions to pay for the services of financial advice companies, while they can get the same services online for cheaper price. One of the financial advisers working independently for Intrinsic (the largest financial advice network in Britain) wants to leave the company. The main reasons are

Ten facts to help you get the best mortgage

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No matter whether it will be our first mortgage or you are remortgaging, some knowledge is necessary to have a successful deal. Here we present some facts about the world of prices and mortgages of nowadays. 1. Halifax says the average costs for a home in the UK is

Average deposit rises to £71,301

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According to the Mortgage Advice Bureau report, nine of eleven regions are experiencing rise in deposits needed to buy a home. The average rise is 0.9% and the number is now £71,301. The largest rise is seen in East Anglia – the increase there is 11.6% from £46,504 to

Payday loan complaints rocket as customers borrow by the dozen

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The number of complaints from desperate clients of payday lenders has risen dramatically lately. The Financial Ombudsman Service reports the largest increase of complaints in the loans sector from the beginning of the year to March. The complaints on different payday loan firms increased to over 3,200, which is

Bank overdrafts cost 12 times more than payday loans

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Some bank clients have to pay 12 times more for their overdrafts that if they used payday lender services. Clients who have overdrafts by even £100 need to pay much more than the payday lenders are allowed to charge for the same sum of money. The Financial Conduct Authority

Finally, a fair deal for energy switchers

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The energy regulator Ofgem reports they are preparing to get rid of their disputed method of savings calculating. Such a decision was made under the pressure of Times Money that was running an anti “personal projection” calculation campaign to end up artificial saving inflation. The savings were increased by