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Private Medical Insurance

Britain is proud of its NHS. It recognises the pressure staff are under and applauds their sacrifice.But the extra demand caused by the pandemic means unprecedented backlogs with over 5 million people waiting for routine operations and this is predicted to double.BBC...

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Passing your pension on to loved ones

Passing your pension on to loved ones Three tips for passing your pension on to your loved ones. Do you consider your pension an asset in the same way that you think about assets like property, bank accounts, cars, and investments? Some people see pensions differently...

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Private Medical Insurance

Britain is proud of its NHS. It recognises the pressure staff are under and applauds their sacrifice.But the extra demand caused by the pandemic means unprecedented backlogs with over 5 million people waiting for routine operations and this is predicted to double.BBC...

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How to pay off a mortgage in retirement

How to pay off a mortgage in retirement More of us are hitting old age with home loans to pay, but there is no reason to panic. Over 30% of homeowners now expect to still have a mortgage by the age of 65. There are a number of options open to people needing to pay off...

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Just a reminder ……..

Just a reminder… The 30 June has now passed, marking the end of the temporary nil-rate Stamp Duty threshold of £500,000. If you missed the deadline, don’t despair! There will be a tapered nil-rate threshold of £250,000 in place until 30 September, meaning that you...

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6 Things to do ahead of Tax Year End

6 Things to do ahead of Tax Year End. If you’re looking to make the most of your finances and reduce your tax bill for 2020/21 now is the perfect time. Our 6 top tips can help you make the most of your current allowances and tax relief, but be quick as they’ll need to...

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The Santa Rally

The Santa RallyAt this time of year we often hear about a so-called Santa rally affecting stock markets in December. So, what is the Santa rally, and when exactly does it occur?Reading time: 5 minsWhat is a Santa rally? As the name implies, a Santa rally is the term...

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Do you know where you’re going to?

Do you know where you’re going to? Do you know everything about your pension and how to improve your pension?Reading time: 7 minsDo you like the things that life is showing you?Where are you going to?Do you know? One of the good things about working from home during...

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Age of the 20% deposit looms

Age of the 20% deposit loomsMisery for first-time buyers as mortgage firms demand a FIFTH of price of new home - while existing owners enjoy boom in sales thanks to stamp duty freeze.Reading time: 5 mins More than 300 mortgage deals for borrowers with 15 per cent...

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Using a Mortgage Broker

Try a Mortgage BrokerStruggling to get a mortgage as a crunch hits first-time buyers and banks say they are rushed off their feet?Reading time: 15 minsIt's mayhem in the mortgage market at the moment due to a paperwork backlog at banks and pent-up demand from the...

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6 Ways to Identify a Pension Scam

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR RETIREMENT SAVINGS FROM FRAUDDon't fall for a cold callReading time: 15 minsFollowing on from our previous post ‘Spot Fraud to Stop Fraud’, we’re continuing with this article about Pension scams. At Markland Hill Wealth, our priority is to keep...

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How to Avoid Being Scammed

How to Avoid Being Scammed Staying Safe When You’re Staying Home Reading time: 15 minsFraudsters are always hard at work. No matter what’s happening in the world, they’ll use any opportunity they see to their advantage. We understand scams may be the last thing on...

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Spot Fraud to Stop Fraud

Spot Fraud to Stop Fraud Action Fraud have reported that Coronavirus-related fraud went up by 400% in March 2020 alone. Reading time: 15 minsAlthough most of us are finding these uncertain times a challenge, fraudsters see them in a different light – as an all-new...

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The Value of Protection for Renters

The Value of Protection for RentersHave you considered what you’d do if you couldn’t meet your rent payments? How would you keep a roof over your head?Reading time: 15 minsWe all know that the way we live today has changed from years ago. Statistics show that fewer...

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Life Insurance and COVID-19

Life Insurance and COVID-19  Find out more about how the COVID-19 Pandemic has affected Life Insurance Reading time: 15 minsIn this difficult time, understandably we’ve been getting a lot of questions from clients who are currently either thinking about life...

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Eight pension drawdown dos and don’ts

Eight pension drawdown dos and don’ts What are the main SIPP drawdown risks for investors? We outline strategies to stop you walking a financial tightrope in retirement!Reading time: 15 minsPension freedoms introduced in 2015 were well received, especially by those...

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How to waste £10,000 on life cover

It’s easy to pay £10,000 over the odds on life coverIt could cost you far more if you buy a policy from a bank, or even direct from the Insurer, as opposed to using an Adviser.Reading time: 15 minsIt’s easy to waste £10,000 when buying a life assurance policy from a...

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Majority of savers switch retirement plans

Having received advice, the majority of savers change retirement plansTaking advice pays as the majority of over 55s who thought they knew what retirement solution they needed ended up changing their minds after a meeting with an adviser, research has shown. Reading...

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Economic Review

Economic Review

Economic ReviewWelcome to our NewsletterOur Economic Review is intended to provide background to recent developments in spending and the economy, as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the future.Join our mailing list to receive...

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Window on Your Wealth

Window on Your Wealth

Window on Your WealthWelcome to our Quarterly NewsletterOur quarterly Window on Your Wealth is intended to provide help and insight into how to best get your money working for you, as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the future.Join...

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Window on Your Money

Window on Your Money

Window on Your MoneyWelcome to our Quarterly NewsletterOur quarterly Window on Your Money is intended to provide help and insight into how to best get your money working for you, as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the future.Join...

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Window on Your Home Finance

Window on Your Home Finance

Window on Your Home FinanceWelcome to our Quarterly NewsletterOur quarterly Window on Your Home Finance is intended to provide help and insight into how to best get your money working for you, as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the...

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Commercial property review

Commercial property review

Commercial Property reviewWelcome to our Monthly NewsletterOur monthly property market review is intended to provide background to recent developments in commercial property markets, as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the...

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Residential Property Review

Residential Property Review

Residential Property reviewWelcome to our Monthly NewsletterOur monthly property market review is intended to provide background to recent developments in the residential property market, as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the...

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