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Fairstone NI new appointments and firm successes

Fairstone Financial Management, one of the UK’s largest chartered financial planning firms, announces the appointment of new members to its growing financial advisory and staff teams, based in Lisburn. Trevor Magee joins Fairstone NI from previously owning his own firm within a network since 2007. Trevor bring over 40 years’ experience of working in financial...

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Business Health & Wellbeing

Fairstone Financial Management NI have teamed up with local firms, Performing HR and Emerge Counselling Services, to host a ‘Business Health and Wellbeing’ talk.

ISAs in 2019/20

The rules around ISAs (or individual savings accounts) change relatively often and different types of ISA rise and fall in popularity depending on where savers consider the most competitive place to put their hard-earned money.

Auto-enrollment increase

From 6 April 2019, minimum contributions from employers and staff increase. This applies to all employers with staff in a pension scheme for automatic enrollment. If you aren’t enrolled in an automatic pension scheme or you and your employer are already paying above the increased amounts, this increase doesn’t apply to you.

Can moving abroad affect your state pension?

Retiring overseas is a dream for many Brits. After all, who wouldn’t be tempted by the better climate and the amazing travel opportunities found abroad. Where you choose to spend your retirement, however, will affect how much state pension you get.

Junior ISA Perks

There are so many factors for a parent to consider in doing their best to make sure their children are prepared for the world when they reach adulthood. A lot of those things will be out of your control, but one thing you can consider that could make a real difference is investing into a...

Spending your inheritance wisely

If you’ve received money in a will from a relative or close friend, it can be difficult to have a clear idea of what to do with it. Of course, your personal circumstances and the amount that you receive will play a big role in your decision, but whatever the case, these are four things...

More over-55s using equity release to unlock cash

The number of over-55s using equity release to unlock cash in their homes has surged in the past year, driven by increased competition and innovation, a new report has revealed.

Help to Buy ISA Guide

Help to Buy ISAs are a type of ISA designed to help first-time buyers save up a deposit for their home. You can earn up to 2.58% interest tax-free and then the state will add 25% free cash, and it could be £1,000s, on top of what you save. If you want one, you need...