First comes marriage, then for some couples comes divorce. But a stable marriage is one of the best paths to building and maintaining wealth. Divorce, on the other hand, is expensive. Possessions, money, financial assets and debt acquired during (and sometimes before) marriage are divided between former spouses. Putting a price tag on a divorce [...]
With estate planning, you can decide what happens to your money and possessions (even your pets) should something happen to you. But, Estate Planning is useful in other ways too - it can help you minimise any Inheritance Tax liability and ensure your wishes are carried out in the event of your death if you [...]
Karl's back with another of his recommended reads! This blog post shares a his thoughts and a brief overview of Red Notice by Bill Browder. A lot of books these days claim to lift the lid on the dark arts of the men in the Kremlin. Black deeds on Red Square are hot stuff in publishing. Just [...]
Probate trusts are simple tools in estate planning. Their uncomplicated characteristics are at the heart of their sole purpose: helping avoid the delays that come with settling someone’s Will after their death. Here are some further details on why a Probate trust can be so advantageous, but first things first, WHAT IS A PROBATE TRUST? • It [...]
None of us like to take risks with our savings, but the reality is that there’s no such thing as a ‘no-risk’ investment. You’re always taking on some risk when you invest, but the amount varies between different types of investment. If you understand the risks associated with investing and you know how much risk [...]
All we want is to give our children and grandchildren the best financial start in life that we possibly can. By regularly putting away small amounts from a child’s birth can help you do this, and you’ll be surprised at just how far these small amounts go. There are many ways to invest on behalf of a child, here Tristan takes us through a few different options.