Delayed gratification is a concept that is not always followed by a lot of people. You know the drill, your friend gets a pay rise at work, or maybe inherits some money, (there are many other scenarios as well) […]
Interest rates have risen, what now?
So, we knew it was going to happen at some point and we are now being told that interest rates are very likely to rise again next year.
So, what does this mean?
Well some people think […]
One of the most popular questions we are asked is where should I invest, and should I invest locally or further afield?
Now we certainly never advise someone to invest in a certain town or city as each investor has […]
It’s interesting that many of the new and seasoned investors we have spoken to recently seem not to think so. They say things to me like ‘if you want good cash flow you need to buy an HMO’ or ‘the […]
According to reports, the private rental sector has grown by 135% within 30 years and has been at its most strongest in the past 10 years – with no fewer than 2 million new households introduced to the sector in […]Read More
Image taken from Sunday Times Pension top-up boost for retirement income 06/04/14
With the average public sector pension currently paying out £5,600 a year (BBC 10/05/2014 Public and private sector pensions compared), it has made it difficult for us not to […]
It was reported by accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers, who estimate that, on average, Private Sector Workers would need to put 37pc of their salary into their pension to match the retirement income paid to a Public Sector worker on a similar wage.
Civil […]Read More