The pros and cons of joint finances

The pros and cons of joint finances

Many couples in long-term relationships maintain independent finances, but typically also operate one or more joint accounts to cover day-to-day bills or for savings. There are a number of benefits and risks to managing money together. On the simplest level, a joint...
The new tax year begins

The new tax year begins

When the current tax year comes to an end so will some valuable tax planning opportunities. Some of these will survive into 2018/19, but many will finish on 5 April – and if you don’t use them, you will lose them. This year there will be no Spring Budget to complicate...