Week in review: 24th July 2015

Week in review: 24th July 2015Call this a school summer holiday? It’s raining!

This week on the website, we’ve been writing about about a delay to the care fees cap, things that worry people most about retirement, and why despite a risky strategy, we have a strong economy.

Our podcast this week looks at the ten principles for an ideal retirement, a rather expensive new retirement community opening in London, and why investment fund managers are increasing the cash balances in their funds.

If there is anything in particular you would like to read about on our website, please do get in touch.

Blogs

Delay to care fees capDelay to care cap

The introduction of a cap on care fees will be delayed until 2020, following an announcement from the Department of Health. What does this mean for your care fees planning.

What worries you most about retirementWhat worries you most about retirement?

It’s money rather than health which worries people in their 50s most about retirement, according to this new survey from Retirement Advantage.

Strong economy, risky strategyStrong economy, risky strategy

According to the EY ITEM Club, George Osborne’s economic plans are ‘risky’ and could contribute to a slowdown in UK economic growth. But the state of the UK economy is currently strong as a result of low inflation.

Podcast

ICP033 - Principles for an ideal retirementICP033 – Principles for an ideal retirement

In episode 33 of the Informed Choice Podcast, Martin talks about the ten principles for the ideal retirement, a rather expensive new retirement community opening in London, and why investment fund managers are increasing the cash balances in their funds.

Press

Will Plackett’s exit from BlackRock mean big changes for fund?

Martin comments for FundWeb on the departure of high-profile fund manager Richard Plackett from the BlackRock UK Special Situations fund.

Farewell to ‘shoot first, ask questions later’ approach

Nick comments for FT Adviser on the departure of Financial Conduct Authority chief executive Martin Wheatley.

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