Image showing a jar full of coins Managing Your Savings

March 7, 2017

Do you know how much interest you’re getting on your savings? Do you know how much would be protected by the FSCS (Financial Services Compensation … Continued

Long Term Care funding calculation Should I be paying for my care?

November 14, 2016

Frequently clients approach me for advice on how to meet their care fees, not knowing where to start. Before you decide HOW to pay, it … Continued

Rise of the Female

August 23, 2016

On 11 July 2016, Theresa May was appointed as only the second ever female Prime Minister in the UK. This may seem astonishing when you … Continued

Care planning: Not just for elderly people

May 25, 2016

When you think about care homes and residential homes, you might automatically assume all the residents are elderly. But there are also many younger people … Continued

Understanding the new State Pension

April 17, 2016

Over the past few years, there have been so many changes to Pensions that it’s hard to keep up with them! One big change coming … Continued

Divorce and Financial Settlements

February 1, 2016

February is traditionally the month of love, but, unfortunately for many couples, the beginning of the year is when they decide it is time to … Continued

Long-term care & the Dilnot Report

March 5, 2015

You may have read my previous articles about the pension reforms that are due to take effect this year. Other major changes include the implementation … Continued

A new year, a new start!

January 16, 2015

A New Year a New Start I always think the beginning of the year is a great time to take stock of the previous year … Continued

Care Bill Becomes Care Act 2014

July 23, 2014

The Care Act represents the most significant reform of care and support in more than 60 years. For the first time, the Act will put … Continued

Low levels of vitamin D linked to higher dementia risk

June 23, 2014

People with very low levels of vitamin D in the blood may be twice as likely to develop dementia, according to a large British study