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August Market Commentary

Gold hit a six-year high as nervous investors looked for alternatives to stock markets. The IMF cut global growth forecasts amid continuing trade tensions. In any normal month these would…

How to stay safe online

As we venture further into this new digital age, the security of your personal data grows more and more important. That’s why, for this article, we’ve decided to delve into…

Tax-efficient tips for extracting profits from your business

Navigating the labyrinth of tax rulings and legislation can be a headache for many small businesses, and you’ll want to be receiving benefits from and making…

5 things to think about before meeting a financial planner

  5 things to think about before meeting a financial planner – Transcript Decide what you’re looking for Do you want advice on an ongoing basis? Or…

Four ideas for amazing days out in Lancashire and the surrounding area this summer

The schools are out, the mercury is creeping higher (no really, we promise!), the region’s beaches, parks and forest trails are filling up: the Great British Summer is…

What does it take to retire early?

The idea of retiring in your 50s or even your 40s sounds like a pipe-dream to most, what with the increased cost of living, inflation and other economic factors slowly…