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What’s worth more: you or your car?

by Mike LeGassick, Independent Financial Adviser, Manning and Company Benjamin Franklin said, “But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death…

You may have a will… but is it legally valid?

In 1999 Alfred Rawlings and his wife Maureen made their wills and signed them in front of their solicitor.  But there was one small problem……

Inspiring the extraordinary

By Paul Northmore, Managing Director, Manning and Company You might believe that managing your finances is all about reducing life’s risks – for example, taking…

If it’s to be…

by Steve Manning, Founder, Manning and Company A great modern business and life philosopher taught me, quite a number of years ago, that “If it’s…

Annunities: the gamble of your life

By Mike LeGassick, Independent Financial Adviser, Manning and Company When planning your retirement, you may worry that you will outlive your income.  It’s understandable, as…

Care: can you afford it?

Andy Hopper, Independent Financial Adviser and Long-Term Care Specialist at Manning and Company, answers questions about the cost of residential and nursing care. Andy, there…

Never too young for money management!

By Patrick Goddard, Independent Financial Adviser, Manning and Company At Manning and Company we talk a lot about planning for the future.  Hopefully you have…

Poor interest on savings? It’s time to consider investments.

By Paul Northmore, Managing Director When you hear the word ‘investments’, what do you think?  The super-rich?  Bankers with red braces?  Foreign markets?  It may…

Tomorrow never comes!

Tips on planning your finances, from Steve Manning, Founder of Manning and Company Independent Financial Advisers Steve, it’s a tough economy at the moment.  Why…

Budget 2013 comment: is it a good time to buy a house?

By Steve Manning, Founder, Manning and Company Independent Financial Advisers Let’s face it; George Osborne had very little room for manoeuvre.  The country is spending…