Posted by Flora Maudsley-Barton | March 28, 2014
The 2014 budget has given us some very useful surprises, but what do they mean for you? Read on if ‘retirement’ will be in the next 12 months for you, because this could make a big difference.
Pensions have seen very welcome changes for those who did …
One aspect of estate planning and wills is what happens if you own a property with somebody else, You might own a property with a partner you are not married to, another family member or a business partner. It is important for you to know whether you …
Posted by Flora Maudsley-Barton | November 22, 2013
Q: When is £121,665 the same as £127,628?
A: When the difference is £18, of course.
Okay. It’s rubbish as a joke or a maths question but I’ve been puzzled by this for some time now.
The question I’m grappling with is ‘Should your financial advice fe…
Posted by Flora Maudsley-Barton | February 18, 2013
There is to be a new Governor of the Bank of England in July, Mr Mark Carney takes over. The face is not the only thing changing, he promices big changes to policy.
Mr Carney, the man headhunted by Chancellor George Osborne to kick-start the British e…
Posted by Flora Maudsley-Barton | November 23, 2012
Skandia has now closed their Maximum Investment Plan (MIP) but if you already have a MIP you have the option to extend the policy. This option allows you to extend the policy for a further 10 years at any time. This means you keep the benefits of you…
Posted by Flora Maudsley-Barton | October 31, 2012
If your family income is over 50K, then you stand to lose your Child Benefit starting next January but there are a few tricks that could allow you to regain the benefit and maybe do some good along the way.
Any parent with income of over £50,000 will …
Posted by Flora Maudsley-Barton | June 30, 2012
One of the Budget announcements that has left me very puzzled has been the attack on saving policies. Yes, the same sort of harmless savings policy that our parents used to use to save up for a windfall on our 21st birthday. Normal, regular savings, …
Posted by Flora Maudsley-Barton | November 26, 2011
Siri really works.
It’s great for my business and here’s my list of top 5 best things it does for me.
1 sending texts verbally is great when I’m on the move. Much quicker than navigating to the text function then to the right person and typing.
Posted by Flora Maudsley-Barton | October 18, 2010
I’m talking about pension contributions.
Those of us lucky enough to earn over £50,000 have just seen a reduction in the amount we can pay into our pensions.
That was part of a range of new measures, each measure will affect someone; If you have been…
Posted by Flora Maudsley-Barton | March 16, 2010
Today, I just have a link for you to see. Not necessarily enjoy, but definitely see: It’s about facing unknown unknowns.
Please be aware that by clicking on to the above links you are leaving the Parsonage Financial Planning website. Please note that…
Posted by Flora Maudsley-Barton | March 03, 2010
Parsonage’s Flora Maudsley-Barton has been invited on the expert panel at the Manchester Central (G-MEX) Retirement Show on 19th & 20th March. We will also have a stand, come and visit us at E13 and we’ve made a fun guide to investing.
Posted by Flora Maudsley-Barton | June 23, 2009
Parsonage are holding a tea party to raise funds for Marie Curie cancer care at the Spread Eagle in Lymm on the 26th of June between 2:30 and 4:30. Please come along and support this great charity event.
Posted by Flora Maudsley-Barton | April 20, 2009
Last week, my new company start-up was covered in the local press. It’s very exciting to see that the journalist understood what I’m trying to build and she expressed it really well in her article. Thanks are due to Eddie Mair, John Humphries and Joh…
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