Tag: financial planning

One in seven couples never discuss their finances

One in seven couples never discuss their finances

Insurance and financial services firm Prudential has found that 14 per cent of couples over the age of 40 never discuss their finances with their partner. In a study carried out by Vision Critical for Prudential, 15 per cent of the 2,000 people surveyed said they feel uncomfortable discussing financial planning with their partners. Many […]

December 6, 2012 More
Savings tops list of financial worries

Savings tops list of financial worries

There has been a substantial increase in the number of people worried about their finances over the past six months and savings are the main area of concern. A survey by financial advice site unbiased.co.uk discovered that 47 per cent of British people are more concerned about their savings than they were six months ago. […]

November 15, 2011 More
HSBC Insurance urges financial planning amid recession

HSBC Insurance urges financial planning amid recession

HSBC Insurance is warning consumers to review their finances amid the current economic climate. The fact remains that many have had to tighten their purse strings but HSBC Insurance is urging consumers to review their finances in order to limit the adverse impact of the economic downturn on their finances in the future. The insurer […]

October 13, 2009 More
The Nottingham launches financial planning arm

The Nottingham launches financial planning arm

The Nottingham has announced plans to provide pensions, investments, and insurance products in its 32 branches across the East Midlands. Branch-based financial advisers will advise customers on the best products to meet their needs. The building society said the new products are part of its plans to expand and evolve, and will help it to […]

September 9, 2009 More
Spare cash redirected to pay off debts

Spare cash redirected to pay off debts

Over a quarter of people in the UK see paying off debt as their number one financial priority. Research by Fairinvestment.co.uk found that 26% of Brits are making debt repayment the primary objective for any money they have left over at the end of the month. Sharon Bratley, Fairinvestment.co.uk’s chartered financial planner, said that paying […]