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Pensioner Power

Did you know that each person in the UK spent on average around £2 a week buying plants and flowers last year – 15 per cent more than at the turn of the century……

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Pick ‘n’ Mix

UK consumers are taking a ‘pick n mix’ approach to how they make payments, with mobile banking, mobile payments and contactless all becoming increasingly popular, research by UK Finance has revealed…..

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Multi-Generation Family

Barclays Mortgages has revealed how three in ten homeowners are now living in intergenerational homes, with likely causes being millennials moving back in with their parents and an increasingly ageing population.

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Cashing Out!

The Access to Cash Review recently published its final recommendations calling on the Government, regulators and banks to act now or risk leaving millions behind……..

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Co-habiting Families

According to analysis by NatCen Social Research, cohabiting couples (both opposite and same-sex couples) are the fastest growing type of family, more than doubling from 1.5 million families in 1996 to 3.3 million families in 2017, with 15% of dependent children living in cohabiting couple families….

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Charity Quiz Night

We are excited to be holding a Charity Quiz Night in aid of the St Elizabeth Hospice on Saturday 15th June. £15pp in teams of 4 at Seckford Golf Club including hot supper. It will be a fun-filled night, give us a call or email to book your team! *Teams must be booked...

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Sandwich Carers

“Sandwich carers”, those who care for both sick, disabled or older relatives and dependent children, are more likely to report symptoms of mental ill-health, feel less satisfied with life, and struggle financially compared with the general population. That’s the conclusion of the Office for National Statistics in its latest study into the Health & Wellbeing of the UK.

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Spending Habits

In its latest review of the spending habits of the UK population, the Office for National Statistics found that the average weekly household expenditure was £572.60 in the financial year ending 2018…

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The Big Six Life Goals

Anyone planning how to meet their big life dreams in 2019 take note: the best things in life are very much not free. That’s if your aspirations are on the conventional side, anyway. Royal London, the mutual insurer has calculated that the main life goals of going to...

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Retired Property Wealth

Retired homeowners released £3.6 billion in new property wealth last year as new data from Key Retirement Solutions revealed. Equity from people’s homes paid out nearly £10 million a day in 2018 with customers releasing an average £76,500 to improve their standard of...

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