Funeral Costs

Funeral Costs

Funeral costs seem to be ever rising with around an 80% increase in the last 10 years up to around £3,700 for an average. This is a cost that’s expected to continue rising year on year and it’s predicted to rise to well over £12,000 in the next 20 years.

Three Easy Ways to Give Your Finances a Boost

Three Easy Ways to Give Your Finances a Boost

January is never a good time for our finances. In the wake of Christmas, and with heavily socialising over the New Year, your bank balance can take a real knock, and sometimes you need a little help to give it a temporary boost. Bills, direct debits, and plumbing crises wait for no one, so your […]

Personal Finance Decisions to make before You Turn 30

Personal Finance Decisions to make before You Turn 30

Although the thirties are the new twenties, there are certain decisions you need to take to make sure you and your future family are never going to lack funds. Twenties may be the years when most of us simply decide to party for a decade, but then again, some of us prefer to work hard […]

Wills – Something secure to leave behind

Nobody likes talking about the subject of a death in the family, but it is something we all have to come to terms with, including the writing of the Will in order to make sure that your other family members are financially secure in the event of your death. Generally once you’ve had children of […]

The next frontier: artificial intelligence in banking

The next frontier: artificial intelligence in banking

Apple has Siri, Microsoft has Cortana and Android has Google Now – but did you ever think that soon your bank could have its own version? Recent partnerships have shown that banks are starting to get involved with artificial intelligence systems: companies like Barclays and Goldman Sachs are investing in the development a similar kind […]