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Robin Carnaby, Lovewell Blake Financial Planning

Investors need to keep a calm head in the light of market volatility caused by the Ukraine crisis, says Robin Carnaby, director at Lovewell Blake Financial Planning

24.03.2022
Robin Carnaby
Financial Planning
3 min read

After two years of uncertainty due to Covid, most of us hoped that 2022 would bring a little calm and stability to the world. As we now know, world events have rather overtaken this wish, and once again we are plunged into a time of uncertainty and turmoil.

Trazer Farnese, Lovewell Blake Financial Planning

How can you teach teens about money?

17.03.2022
Trazer Farnese
Financial Planning
6 min read

It’s never too early to start teaching young people about money, says Trazer Farnese of Lovewell Blake Financial Planning.

Chris Egmore, Lovewell Blake Financial Planning

Government to review state pension age for second time

14.03.2022
Christopher Egmore
Financial Planning
2 min read

The first Review of State Pension age was undertaken in 2017 but the government has now launched a second pension age state review, which will consider whether the increase to age 68 should be brought forward to 2037-39.

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What is the Lifetime Allowance freeze?

03.03.2022
Sharon Mattheus
Financial Planning
3 min read

For pensions, the Lifetime Allowance (LTA) is the overall limit of pension funds a member can accrue during their lifetime, and which will benefit from favourable tax treatment before an LTA tax charge applies.

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What do the tensions between Russia and Ukraine mean for investors?

25.02.2022
Robin Carnaby
Financial Planning, News
4 min read

Over the last few days, tension has intensified between Russia and Ukraine. We wanted to take some time to position what’s happening between the two countries and what this could mean for investors.

James Rix for Lovewell Blake

Pensions, Protection and Investments

23.02.2022
James Rix
Financial Planning
5 min read

In conjunction with Matthew Harrington, financial adviser for Lovewell Blake Financial Planning.

Ricky Banham, Lovewell Blake Financial Planning

Bank of England announces back-to-back interest rate rises

04.02.2022
Ricky Banham
Financial Planning, News
2 min read

Following our article in December the Bank of England (BoE) has tightened the squeeze on household finances with its first back-to-back interest rate rise since 2004, as the central bank forecast inflation will increase to north of 7% in April.

What is an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)?

20.01.2022
Ricky Banham
Financial Planning
3 min read

Diversification is of paramount importance in investment success, and one way to achieve it is by buying ‘Exchange Traded Funds’, or ETFs

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