House price predictions, YOLO spending & awful wealth managers

House price predictions, YOLO spending & awful wealth managersIt’s nearly Christmas! At least it’s starting to feel that way.

The Informed Choice office closes on Wednesday 23rd December and will reopen on Monday 4th January, but in the meantime we are continuing to work hard, meeting clients and developing Financial Plans.

How much will your house be worth by the end of next year? Halifax are forecasting house price growth of 4% to 6% in 2016. We look at why this matters.

New research from the Money Advice Service has found more and more Brits are now using ‘YOLO’ as a reason to spend money without thinking about the future. Do you take a You Only Live Once approach to your spending?

With Christmas fast approaching, we wrote about the number of people who apparently ‘hate’ this time of year. Spending habits offer an interesting insight into our view of the festive season.

Wealth Managers have come under the spotlight this week, with a new FCA thematic review identifying some serious shortcomings. Are all wealth managers really this bad?

This week in the Informed Choice Podcast, Martin talks about really understanding investment risk, a growing imbalance between the wealth of the generations and dressing smarter for success.

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