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How Can I Navigate Investment Volatility?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. It’s easy to be affected by the negativity in the media headlines about the general state of the market. This can […]
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Do You Know The State Pension Rules From 2020?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. The state pension has caught the headlines again as we approach the 12th December general election. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has […]
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The December 12th General Election: Financial Planning Watchlist

Here at Cedar House, as financial planners, we only tend to wade into politics when we feel strongly that our clients might be affected by important policy changes. With the imminent arrival of the 2019 General Election on 12th December, and with many significant manifesto pledges entering public discourse about tax, business relief and pensions, […]
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Rising Living Costs? 8 Cost-Cutting Tips

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. It is difficult to predict exactly what will happen to the economy in 2019-20. Yet it is reasonable to assume that […]
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A Short Guide to how Investing Works

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Perhaps you are just beginning your journey of understanding what investing is and how it works. Or, perhaps you are looking […]
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Is a Pension Transfer Worth it?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Transferring a personal or workplace pension is an important and often irreversible decision, which can dramatically affect your lifestyle in retirement. […]
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5 Things You Should Know When Becoming A Landlord

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Becoming a landlord is an exciting time which brings many new opportunities. However, it also comes with important financial commitments and […]
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UK Tax Guide: 5 You Should Know About

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial advice. To receive bespoke, regulated financial advice into your own financial goals, needs and situation please consult an independent financial adviser. Perhaps you are just starting your career and want a firmer grasp of different UK taxes to maximise […]
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Which is Better: Investing in Equities or Property?

Many people are instinctively more attracted to the idea of investing in property, rather than building up a strong portfolio centring around stocks or equities. This is understandable; after all, real estate is inherently more tangible than indexes or graphs on a spreadsheet. You can feel, smell and touch mortar, which makes it feel more […]
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Your Pension Pots – Should You Combine Them?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial advice. To receive regulated, bespoke financial advice regarding your situation and goals, please consult an independent financial adviser. Most people in the UK nowadays are likely to have careers spanning 40+ years, changing jobs at least 10 times before […]
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