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14 Jan 2019

WINTER 2019

Winter 2019 INSIDE THIS ISSUE: In the News / What the 2018 Budget means for older people / Number of working women aged 60-64 has doubled / Gifting early to avoid IHT / Trends in baby boomer retirement plans / Where we spend our money / Over-55s feel the pinch from being the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’.   What money rules would you pass to the next generation? As parents and grandparents, we all hope the values that we […]

19 Oct 2018

Your Window on WEALTH – Autumn 2018

  WHAT’S IN STORE FOR THE GLOBAL ECONOMY?  The last few months have seen the release of positive economic reports and grounds for optimism remain with regards to future growth rates, certainly in terms of the US economy. However, while no one is currently predicting the onset of a sharp slowdown or recession, there are signs that the global economy may be starting to lose momentum. The OECD* composite leading indicator, which covers advanced economies plus China, India, Russia, Brazil, […]

23 Nov 2017
Senior couple sitting on a wooden bench in the park

AUTUMN 2017 NEWSLETTER

MILLIONS OF WOMEN WILL BE POORER DUE TO STATE PENSION CHANGES More than a million women are now worse off by an average of £32 a week because of changes to the state pension, according to recent research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. It found that the phased increase in the state pension age for women was saving the government billions, but having a marked effect on household incomes. Many of the affected women are worse off each week […]

20 Jun 2017

THE GENERAL ELECTION JUNE 2017

THE RESULT IS IN After seven weeks of campaigning and two electioneering suspensions, due to the tragic Manchester and London terror attacks, the jury – in the form of the electorate – has delivered its verdict. After a tense night, the Conservative Party has emerged as the largest party, however they have failed to reach the magic 326 seat mark which would give them a majority. Theresa May’s gamble has not paid off, this general election has failed to deliver […]

30 May 2017
CJA Financial

PRE-ELECTION STATEMENT

THE 2017 GENERAL ELECTION – COUNTING DOWN TO 8 JUNE Theresa May’s surprise decision to call a General Election for 8 June immediately sent ripples through stock and currency markets; Sterling rallied to a six-month high and the FTSE 100 fell back, but has since rebounded. According to the polls, (and how much credence can we all put in those, based on previous elections?) Theresa May started the campaign more popular than any other leader since Margaret Thatcher back in […]