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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Andrew Hannay suggests a few additions to your To Do list

30th March 2020

Keeping well and safe is of course the priority. And the tips and advice are straightforward on how to occupy your time during self-isolation: ·       Work in the garden (if you have one) an...

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Jeff Lewis identifies some key factors during economic uncertainty

27th March 2020

It seems that no country has been spared the Coronavirus pandemic which is having such devastating consequences around the world. In addition to the tragic loss of life which will impact so many famil...

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Speak to your adviser now before taking a mortgage payment holiday

25th March 2020

On 17 March, the government announced that all lenders must offer payment holidays of up to 3 months to help borrowers, if they are having difficulty with their mortgage repayments as a result of thei...

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How the residential and buy-to-let mortgage payment holidays will work

20th March 2020

Alison Mitchell spotted a good summary of the response to the Coronavirus from government and mortgage lenders from Mortgage Solutions. Here’s the article. Three-month payment holidays have b...

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A message about the Coronavirus from RobMac

17th March 2020

Hello and I very much hope you, your family and friends are all safe and well. I am sure you will have been watching the ongoing news regarding the current Covid-19 (Coronavirus) situation from...

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6 ways to lose your home – the one key takeaway from a recent Legal & General seminar on income protection

12th March 2020

Lisa Doig and Alison Mitchell recently attended a seminar on income protection run by Legal & General. While the seminar covered a wide range of income protection topics, the one that had the most...

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Top Up Your Pension before the March 2020 Budget

Top Up Your Pension before the March 2020 Budget

6th March 2020

The rumours associated with former Chancellor Sajid Javid suggested he was considering changes to the current pensions tax relief to make the system fairer for those on lower incomes which includes cu...

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