March 2017

Home Insurance

The cost of a burglary

The cost of a burglary Figures have revealed that burglary costs the average homeowner over £2,800 in stolen valuables and almost £600 to pay for damage caused by the break-in. There were 713,000 domestic burglaries in 2015, and while you may see many of these reported in local newspapers you rarely hear about the cost to victims. Fixing the damage [...] Read more
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Protection through the years

When it comes to protection insurance, we hold two firm beliefs: 1. it should form the foundation of your financial plan. 2. cover should be reviewed regularly to make sure it continues to meet your needs. The latter is particularly important when you are at a particular 'life stage'. Whether that's buying a house, getting married, starting a family, setting [...] Read more
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Parent landlords

Parent landlords With house prices rising faster than salaries, the younger generation face having to find a much bigger multiple of their income to buy a home, compared to their baby-boomer parents. Couple this with rising rent payments that stifle the ability to raise a deposit and you can see why ‘Generation Rent’ is a growing population and more kids [...] Read more