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    Essentially Wealth

    Investing to achieve your long-term financial goals After more than a decade of putting up with low returns on cash savings, the substantial increase in rates over the past two years has been welcomed by savers, but it’s important not to rely too heavily on cash savings and to carry on investing to maximise […]

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    AUTUMN STATEMENTSUMMARY 2023

    Jeremy Hunt’s second Autumn Statement was set against a much less financially turbulent background than his first. However, politics still loomed large with a likely election in the next 12 months prompting calls for tax cuts from within the Conservative party. Until recently the Chancellor had attempted to stall such demands with warnings of […]

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    Essentially Mortgages – Q4 2023

    Mortgage Charter: a helping hand Amid a turbulent mortgage market and with many experiencing cost-of-living difficulties, ChancellorJeremy Hunt has announced a new Mortgage Charter to bring relief to residential mortgage customers suffering from rising interest rates. Talk, swap and security The Mortgage Charter launched in June has three key elements: Improved flexibility There are […]

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    Economic Review of December 2023

    Our monthly economic review is intended to provide background to recent developments in investment markets as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the future. It is not intended that individual investment decisions should be taken based on this information; we are always ready to discuss your […]

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    Essentially Mortgages – Summer 2023

    Ups and downs of the housing and mortgage marketsThe right insurance for home improvementsFlats are back in demand Ups and downs of the housing and mortgage markets Summer is here and activity in the housing and mortgage markets is hotting up… and cooling down!Latest data from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has good […]

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    Essentially Wealth – Summer 2023

    Economic outlook – signs of optimism?Striking the right balanceIHT hits the mainstream Economic outlook – signs of optimism? Despite significant headwinds, statistics released during the early stages of the year have revealed that the global economy has shown signs of resilience. Economists began upgrading growth forecasts as a result and the World Economic Forum’s […]

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    Spring Budget Summary 2023

    This Spring Budget summary briefing is provided strictly for general consideration only. The information contained in this briefing is based on Positive Solutions’ understanding ofthe relevant proposals contained within the Spring Budget 2023 (as of 15/03/23), whichmay change.For information only. Always seek professional advice before acting. A ‘back to work’ budget was the theme […]

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    Essentially Wealth

    Rise in investor confidence Choosing how to transfer your wealth Planning for your best retirement Rise in investor confidence Despite ongoing economic challenges, a recent survey1 has identified a rise in investor confidence. While this is certainly encouraging, focusing on long-term goals and retaining a strong sense of discipline in investment positioning remains a […]

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    Essentially Mortgages

    Self-care for your mortgage and protection Are BTL landlords ready for change? Equity release rises again Self-care for your mortgage and protection As daffodils and tulips bloom across gardens around the country, the prospect of new starts – and betterweather – can help lift people’s spirits. As part of your spring ‘self-care’ workout, it’s […]

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    Economic Review of May 2023

    Our monthly economic review is intended to provide background to recent developments in investment markets as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the future. It is not intended that individual investment decisions should be taken based on this information; we are always ready to discuss your […]

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