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Investing a windfall: a short guide

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 can be difficult to decide what to do when a large amount of money unexpectedly comes your way. Perhaps a […]
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Start a portfolio or pay off your mortgage?

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. This is arguably one of the most difficult questions for households to answer. Should I focus on paying off the mortgage, […]
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How has the pandemic affected financial planning?

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. COVID-19 has affected everyone’s lives in 2020 in varying ways. Some have been more badly affected than others. Here at Cedar […]
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A guide to reviewing your financial protection

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. There are two primary pillars of the overall financial planning effort to move you towards your goals – wealth growth and […]
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Starting a pension in your 50s? This guide will help

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. Finding yourself in your 50s with little/no retirement savings is not ideal. Yet you are not alone. According to one study, […]
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What’s the outlook for landlords for 2020-21?

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. COVID-19 has cast a big shadow over the UK property market in 2020, and the picture is still emerging about what […]
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Is it possible to shield your pension from a recession?

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. Many over-55s watched their pensions open-eyed earlier in 2020 as the realities of COVID-19 sank into the equity markets. Many pensions […]
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Cash in a crisis: a short guide

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 COVID-19 pandemic took the world entirely by surprise in 2020. Across the world, many investors chose to sell their equities […]
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What’s happening with the capital gains tax review?

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. If you have followed the financial news in July you will likely have heard of Chancellor Sunak’s commissioning of a review […]
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Landlords and the stamp duty holiday – a window to save on tax?

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. In many ways, UK landlords have not been the clear winners from the handouts in the 2020 Budget – or, indeed, […]
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