Latest Blogs in Wealth Management
Keith Day
30th August 2018 Preparing for Retirement

Retiring early is the dream for all of us, it is a chance to do more of what you enjoy, yet unsurprisingly the majority of us have never tried to calculate how much money we will need to save to live comfortably in retirement.  Your likely income needs will depend upon whether in retirement you…

Jason Jones
30th July 2018 Tax Rules on Holiday Homes

So, you enjoyed your break in a holiday cottage to the extent that you’re considering investing to make money from a similar property of your own. Jason Jones has this advice because a Furnished Holiday Let is a special type of property business where very different tax rules apply.   These Lets can be seen…

Adrian Mackenzie
11th February 2017 Investment Choice

Tactical Asset Allocation: A recipe for disappointment ? If world events over the last year or so are anything to go by, then it probably tells us “to expect the unexpected”. Please see the following chart, produced by Vanguard, which we believe demonstrates how difficult it is to predict the performance of various asset classes.…

David Salmon
29th January 2017 Tapered Annual Allowance

Pension Contributions: Maximum now restricted by tapered annual allowance. The annual allowance is the maximum value of pensions savings that you, your employer and other third parties can pay into your pensions each year without incurring a tax charge. The standard annual allowance for the 2016/17 tax year is £40,000. If you are a high-income individual…

Andrew Winearls
28th January 2017 State Pension Entitlement

Voluntary Payment of Class 2 NIC by Self-Employed: Protect your state pension ? Self-employed individuals and Partners in trading Partnerships now pay class 2 national insurance contributions annually on 31st January following the end of the tax year through their Self-Assessment Return. Prior to 5th April 2015 those on low incomes had to pay Class…

Ian Piper
18th October 2016 Wealth Protection

Once clients have built up a successful business, their focus will naturally evolve from business development to protecting the valuable they have buily up from the risks associated with running a business.

Ernesta Petkeviciute
3rd February 2015 Pension Schemes

There are many attractive tax saving, asset protection and wealth creation features of owning commercial property within your own pension scheme. Along with other relevant professionals, including advisers from Whitings Wealth Management, we can assist in setting up and providing ongoing support services for the following types of pension scheme: SSAS’s – Small self administered…