If you’ve ever left it as late as possible to meet a deadline, you’ll know what it feels like. You likely felt anxious and stressed, before experiencing the relief of (hopefully) getting your job done in time.
On the face of it, saving and investing for retirement is a pretty simple affair. After all, the main aim is to put as much of your earnings aside as you can afford.
Being a new mum is exhausting. Of course, you were prepared for sleepless nights, colic and 3am nappy changes, but you probably didn’t expect you would need a degree in civil engineering to collapse your buggy, squeeze it into the car, then get it back up again.
Stocks & Shares ISAs are a great way of helping your money to grow, as all the profits they earn are tax free. What’s more, because investing is a long-term game, the earlier in the tax year, the better.
Not only is there huge pent-up demand after Covid-19 restrictions forced thousands of couples to cancel their big day, but surviving lockdown together also seems to have spurred many into making a lifelong commitment.
Our lives changed in ways we could not have imagined in 2020 with restrictions on movement that forced many of us to press pause on so much that we took for granted.
“The vast majority of us are going to have to take some responsibility for our care needs,” says Tony Müdd, a Divisional Director at St. James's Place Wealth Management.
You might be forgiven for thinking women in their 50s and 60s are starting to wind down, spending less time at work and more time on hobbies and relaxing.