Reduced protection for mortgage payments

Reduced protection for mortgage payments

Changes to the government’s scheme supporting people unable to make their mortgage repayments – Support for Mortgage Interest or SMI – could have significant consequences for struggling home owners. From 6 April 2018 SMI ceased to be a benefit payment and became a...
The financial challenge for ageing divorce

The financial challenge for ageing divorce

THE AVERAGE AGE FOR DIVORCE HAS REACHED AN ALL-TIME HIGH. The average age of divorce is now nearly 46 for men and 43 and a half for women. This makes agreeing the financial settlement more challenging, because the higher the age, the more wealth there generally is to...