Most over 55s have no idea whether there might be inheritance tax (IHT) to pay on their estate — or what the liability might be. With change on its way, understanding IHT may be more important now than ever.
ONS are forecasting that around 19% of all newborn girls (and 14% of all newborn boys) will become centenarians. We’re calling this lucky, long-living group Generation Centenarian.
The first Child Trust Funds (CTFs) are due to mature this September, giving those who turn 18 in that month access to a useful nest egg.
Many people may need to reduce the income they are taking from their drawdown pension funds in light of recent falls in the value of their investments resulting from the economic impact of Covid-19.
The Covid-19 pandemic has provided many people with an awkward reminder of things they prefer to ignore, such as will writing.
Younger family members are increasingly supported by generous grandparents, but intergenerational gifting needs to take potential benefits, and pitfalls, into account.