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  1. What Should Over 50s Look For In Life Insurance Post-COVID?

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    The conversation about life insurance is never easy — having to prepare for when the worst happens can be a tricky task. Nonetheless, it is a conversation that those in their fifties and older should think about. But as the coronavirus pandemic continues, the way life insurance policies are handled has changed. The world is a very different place than it was a year ago, and as such, there are a few things you should be aware of when buying a new policy. Here, we look at a few questions you might have when buying a life insurance policy during the pandemic, and what you should look for when you’re browsing. Does life insurance cover COVID? One of the most pressing questions you might have when looking to buy life insurance will naturally...
  2. Why Equity Release Spending is Key to Fiscal Security for Over 55s

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    There’s undoubtedly something of a pensions’ crisis in the UK, with the average retirement age on these shores continuing to inch higher as state resources are exhausted. According to the latest estimates, the pension age will most likely reach 67 for both men and women by the year 2028, while this is projected to increase further in the future. In fact, it could breach the 70 mark over time, creating a scenario where people are required to work considerably longer than ever before. In this post, we’ll look at how this is impacting on the equity release market, while asking why retirees are becoming increasingly anxious about their long-term financial futures. The Latest Figures From the Equity Release Market  While the equity release market has largely rebounded from...
  3. What You Need to Know About Renting Out a Property

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    There are many reasons why you might need to rent out your home. Whatever the reason, it’s important to understand a bit about the process and the challenges you’ll face along the way. Becoming a landlord and renting out your home isn’t always easy. And if you rush into it without really understanding what you’re doing, you’ll make a host of costly mistakes. That’s not what you want, so read on to find out more. Take Professional Advice on the Mortgage It’s important to make sure that your mortgage is suitable. Buy to let properties usually require buy to let mortgages. If you don’t have one of these, your mortgage lender might have a problem with you renting out your property. Take...
  4. Ways to make money in retirement

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    A lot of people have no interest in stopping work completely after they retire. We know this sounds like a paradox but it’s not. We are living longer and so retirement can last way beyond the average of 10 years when the concept of state pensions were introduced. When you retire from the main career that you have worked at for years, your fixed income dries up completely. This is a scary prospect for a lot of individuals who want to keep earning. Particularly, if they don’t trust that their pension will always provide the income that they need. Here are some great earning choices for people in this position that will keep you busy after you retire.  Writing If you are...
  5. Travel over 50: Your Rights When it Comes to Holiday Bookings if Cancelled

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    With such uncertainty throughout 2020, many of us may be thinking of an escape to sunnier climes. With travel restrictions  constantly changing, how confident can we be in making any travel bookings? What are rights if all or part of our holiday is cancelled? Ashlee Robinson, Associate, DAS Law, and Thomas Pertaia, Legal Adviser, DAS Law explain what you need to know around your cancellation rights… Your Rights When it Comes to Holiday Bookings Recent news that there may be a possible vaccine for Covid-19 sent hotel and airline company share prices soaring.  As a holiday gives us all something to look forward to and a chance to change our surroundings after a very difficult year, it is also little wonder that it sent millions of people to their...
  6. Why You Need Life Insurance over 50

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    As we enter our 50’s, the life insurance adverts hit. Not a day goes by when we’re not bombarded by offers for the over 50’s, reminding us that we’re getting older and that we might be entering the last decades of our lives.  But, if we’re honest, at 50, few of us think of ourselves as old. Those of us that take care of our bodies and still take great pleasure in life, certainly don’t like the idea that there might not be that much of it left. But, the truth is that once you reach 50, there’s a very good chance that you are more than halfway through. Yes, with exercise and care, you might have...
  7. A Little On The Side: Making Extra Money Online

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    With job uncertainty as a result of the pandemic and many businesses struggling in this changing world, it’s no secret that money can be hard to make in the post lockdown world. People across the world are finding themselves in trouble with their finances as a result. Improving your income can be a daunting task, but it isn’t impossible. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some of the best ways to earn extra money. Online Sales & Dropshipping Ecommerce has long been a popular way to make money online. Selling digital goods can be a great way to do this, as this will mean that you don’t have to manage an inventory or ship items out. You just need to find a product that will work....
  8. Finance over 50: Ways To Protect Your Future Financially

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    If you’re looking for ways to protect your future financially bu you don’t know where to begin then don’t worry, you have definitely come to the right place. Whether you’re putting measures in place to protect your family or you simply want to ensure a comfortable retirement, you need to be sure you’re doing all that you can to secure your future. Luckily, there are lots of tips and tricks you can pick up to ensure exactly that. From setting clear financial goals to thinking about investing in property, the more you’re doing the better. With that in mind, here are a number of different ways to protect your future financially:  Set Clear Financial Goals One of the best ways...
  9. A Simple Plan to Regain Financial Fitness over 50

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    Article by Ceri Wheeldon Most of us are not financially fit. We are not completely aware of how our money is being spent. We have too much debt and spend money on the wrong things. While it can be challenging to turn things around, it’s well within your reach. There is no single, correct path to financial prosperity. Different solutions work for different people. While there are multiple paths, there are some steps that are critical, regardless of the specific path followed:   Know where your money is being spent. Many people only have a vague idea about how much money they make and where it goes. The first step to financial fitness is know exactly how much you’re taking home and where it’s being spent. The Finance module...
  10. How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance

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    Running a car isn’t cheap, and there are plenty of extra costs associated with car ownership, other than the car itself. Your car insurance can really push up the cost of keeping your car on the road  but there are some ways to keep costs more affordable.    Find car insurance that is aimed at someone like you. In many cases, you can find better deals if you get your insurance through a company who mostly deals with a driver like you. There are offers available for older drivers, for female drivers and even part time motor trade insurance for those in the industry. This can help you to find a better deal...
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