Category: family finance

I am fed up with my job – can I retire?

by Peter Harrison FPFS, Independent Financial Adviser. This is a question I get asked a lot: “I’ve been at work since I left college –…

How Julie saved £144,000

by Mike LeGassick, Independent Financial Adviser with Manning and Company Julie* from Plymouth worked hard as a social care worker.  She also planned for the…

Six equity release myths exploded

By Mike LeGassick, Independent Financial Adviser If you’re in need of a cash lump sum, you may consider joining the thousands of people who have…

The simple question worth £176,000.

By Mike LeGassick, Independent Financial Adviser, Manning and Company When it comes to critical illness, we so often think, “It’ll never happen to me”.  But…

What’s happened since the Mortgage Market Review?

By Paul Northmore, Managing Director At the end of April the mortgage landscape changed dramatically due to the Mortgage Market Review (MMR). As our previous…

Should you invest in bricks and mortar?

By Peter Harrison, Chartered Financial Planner, Manning and Company Those with available cash may wonder whether to buy an investment property. Property is often thought…

Budget 2014

In honour of the new twelve-sided pound coin announced on Budget Day, here are our twelve top headlines from the Budget 2014. First, for individuals:…

Just 16 days to the breadline for families in the South West

By Patrick Goddard, Financial Adviser, Manning and Company Independent Financial Advisers The money could run out in just 16 days for families in the South…

Get closer to our primate friends with our exclusive discount!

By Mike LeGassick, Independent Financial Adviser, Manning and Company Last year Manning and Company were delighted to become a corporate sponsor of animal welfare charity,…

Autumn Statement 2013

by Paul Northmore, Managing Director While George Osborne tells us “The plan is working,” the fact facing many of us is that we ourselves will…