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The benefits of exercising in retirement

Retirement is often associated with a slower pace of life, but that doesn’t mean you should cut back on how much you’re exercising or even that you shouldn’t increase how active you are. Exercising in retirement could improve your health and wellbeing to enable you to get the most out of the next stage of […]

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Stamp Duty: Amount homeowners pay soars 490% in 25 years

Stamp Duty has been a topic of discussion this year as chancellor Rishi Sunak introduced a Stamp Duty holiday to encourage the housing market to keep moving during the pandemic. With the holiday now over, homebuyers are having to pay the tax again and figures show the amount being paid has soared. Stamp Duty was […]

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Is rising inflation a wake-up call to review your savings?

You may have seen inflation in the headlines recently. While the cost of living rising is normal, the rate of inflation has increased over the last few months. The Bank of England (BoE) has a target to keep the annual rate of inflation around 2%. However, the current rate of inflation is 4.2%, the central […]

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5 retirement challenges you could face and what to do about them

Whether retirement is over a decade away or just around the corner, you could face significant challenges that may affect the lifestyle you want. Learning more about these potential obstacles and taking steps to reduce their impact now could make heading into retirement smoother. Almost half of people see retirement as a time of financial […]

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Guide: Building a nest egg – How to create financial security for your children and grandchildren

As a parent or grandparent, you may be thinking about ways you can build a nest egg for children or grandchildren. It’s a step that can give them financial security as they become independent. According to the Royal Mint’s 2021 Savings Report, 93% of parents say a savings account for their children is important. And […]

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Guide: 10 ways to lead a more sustainable life

Sustainability has become a key topic for governments, businesses and communities around the world. If you want to reduce the impact your lifestyle has on the environment, it can be difficult to know where to start. Our latest guide looks at 10 changes you can make to your life to reduce your carbon footprint, limit […]

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