Author Archives: Shelley McCarthy

Return of noflation

Noflation is back in the UK, with the announcement that the official rate of price inflation has fallen once again …

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Summer Budget 2015 & Inheritance Tax

We already knew about the inheritance tax changes announced in the Summer Budget, as they featured in the Conservative election …

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No deflation this month

The UK has avoided another month of deflation, with the news that price inflation turned positive in the year to …

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Premium Bonds maximum investment increased to £50,000

There’s some good news for savers from ERNIE, as the Premium Bonds maximum investment is increased from £40,000 to £50,000 from …

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Is this the end of inheritance?

If your Financial Planning is based on receiving a substantial inheritance from your parents or grandparents, I’ve got some bad …

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Inheritance tax to be removed on £1m homes

With less than a month to go before the General Election, more details are starting to emerge about manifesto promises …

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Budget 2015: Deeds of variation

One of the ‘jokes’ included by George Osborne in his Budget yesterday resulted in a review of inheritance tax planning …

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Shock fall in price inflation

The cost of buying goods and services went up last year, but not as quickly as it going up previously. …

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Will you have to pay inheritance tax?

The prime minister David Cameron has brought inheritance tax back into the spotlight with his promise that only the “very …

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Best time ever to make a will

There’s never been a better time to make a will. New rules coming into force on 1st October 2014 are …

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