Check out below all the articles and updates from Kellands.
October 7, 2022
It’s been a worrying few weeks in the global financial markets. Read below about the current uncertainty, and why it’s important to remain calm in volatile times.
June 23, 2022
Why investors and those planning for retirement need to keep calm and take a long-term view.
May 18, 2022
With an ageing population, an increasing retirement age and less certainty in what to expect from your pensions, it could be a good time to review what you want from your later life.
March 22, 2022
As another extraordinary financial year comes to a close, it’s more important than ever to make good use of your annual pension allowances. Giving your pension savings a boost and assessing where you stand will give you peace of mind that you are on track to enjoying the retirement you are planning for.
March 1, 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine last week has sparked more uncertainty and volatility in the financial markets
February 24, 2022
With the end of the tax year fast approaching, there may still be time to review your tax and financial affairs to make sure you have optimised all your tax allowances and tax planning opportunities. So here’s a few of things to look at before the start of the new tax year on 6 April 2022.
January 26, 2022
The pandemic saw more people start investing whilst others invested more through the enforced savings brought about by lockdown.
November 25, 2021
According to new research, more than half of UK adults say the Covid-19 pandemic has affected their retirement plans.
September 27, 2021
A look at how to make the most of your pension pots and other investments to generate a decent retirement income.
July 14, 2021
Price inflation in the UK is still rising, with the official rate up to 2.5% in the past year.
June 8, 2021
A spate of recent surveys shows both how people have responded to pensions throughout the pandemic and their general lack of understanding and engagement.
April 29, 2021
The pension lifetime allowance (LTA) has been around for 15 years, but the possibility of a potential 55% tax charge on ‘excess’ pension savings still causes confusion and anxiety for many.
April 6, 2021
Today is the start of the new tax year, so this could be the best time to take advantage of one of the tax breaks available to you, by opening a Stocks and Shares ISA.
March 23, 2021
Aaron Pitt, Chartered Financial Planner at Kellands, takes a look at this perennial issue.
March 8, 2021
Today is International Women’s Day, a day which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women from around the world. It is also an opportunity to look into the gender investing gap and what can be done to help encourage women to invest more and take control of their finances.
February 16, 2021
A new set of pension legislation has received Royal Assent to become an Act of Parliament.
January 14, 2021
After the unprecedented events of 2020, it is quite likely that your perfectly diversified portfolio of a year ago may now need rebalancing.
November 13, 2020
The latest official figures offer some reasons to be cheerful about the state of recovery in the UK economy.
August 3, 2020
Behavioural biases play a significant role in our decision-making as investors.
July 23, 2020
A scourge of the retail financial services profession are promotions for unregulated investments.
May 1, 2020
During these challenging financial times, to what extent have pension savers been raiding pension pots?
April 16, 2020
The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the UK is likely to be significant, but recovery may be quicker than in other countries.
February 27, 2020
As an investor, how should you be responding to the impact that the coronavirus is having on global stock markets?
February 7, 2020
With an ageing population and a prolonged period of rising property prices, it’s no surprise to see equity release growing in popularity.
October 15, 2019
If you are in your 50s or 60s, your thoughts are probably turning towards retirement. When should you retire? How much money do you need?
October 8, 2019
The past decade has seen a big increase in ethical investing, although in overall terms, it is still a relatively niche market. In the middle of Good Money Week, which aims to let investors know about the range of ethical and sustainable financial options, we take a brief look at some of the statistics and issues.
September 10, 2019
As we reach the end of summer thoughts naturally turn to the future. Following the political turmoil being experienced through Brexit, it may seem a relatively challenging time for investors. Kelland’s Chartered Financial Planner, Chris Bull gives us an overview on the markets and whether times are as unique as they seem.
February 16, 2018
The increasing popularity of equity release as part of the retirement planning mix was demonstrated in 2017, which saw new records set in the equity release market.