New research tells us that women have about half as much confidence as men when it comes to dealing with their finances.
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YOLO – or you only live once, much like the Latin carpe diem – is a call to live life to the full.
It is often said that change is the only constant in life. While some events in life can be planned for, other events can happen out of the blue. All the more reason to consider a personal financial plan, which will provide peace of mind that whatever is around the corner, you have adequate resources set aside to manage.
When young people setting out in life think of the “professions” it is likely that two will immediately come to mind – accountancy and law. Irrespective of age, these two disciplines are upper most in most people’s consciousness. Both are broadly respected, and regarded as a sound career choice and for good reasons.
Acumen Financial Planning pensions specialist Kevin Mackenzie explains how those people who are lucky enough to receive a new year bonus can make it go further
New pension rules have seen annuity sales plummet. If you are not up to speed, now is the time to find out more, says Bill Saunders, head of financial planning at Acumen Financial Planning in Aberdeen
One in seven of the UK working population is now self-employed. Evan Duffus of Acumen Financial Planning, outlines some savvy steps they can take to safeguard their finances
Making sure your financial future is in ship-shape requires expert coaching - just like our sporting heroes, says Rhian Morgan, a financial planner at Acumen Financial Planning in Aberdeen
Celebrities including Gabby Logan and Gary Barlow have been caught up in tax controversies this year. Doug Blanchard, a financial planner at Acumen Financial Planning in Aberdeen, gives some ideas for keeping the tax man's hands off your cash.
New rules preventing people from reducing their exposure to inheritance tax by setting up multiple trusts for their heirs are being considered.
The outlook for the economy over the next three months is "exceptionally strong", according to the Confederation of British Industry.