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22 Dec 2021
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

From all of us here at Thorntons Wealth, we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We wish you and your loved ones a very safe & happy festive period. Thank you for your continued support over the past year, and we look forward to working with you in 2022.

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20 Dec 2021
Christmas gifting

Christmas gifting

With the festive season approaching, Christmas is the time of giving. Have you thought about some of the ways you can make gifts to a charity, family and friends? Significantly higher returns Lifetime gifting is not only a good way to set up children for adulthood but is also a way of mitigating any Inheritance…

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9 Dec 2021
How can I protect my money from inflation ?

How can I protect my money from inflation ?

  ‘How can I protect my money from inflation?’ is a question that many people may be asking themselves right now. In the current economic climate, rising inflation is becoming a concern for people with savings and investments.   The effect means you’re potentially earning less money due to your hard-earned cash becoming worth less…

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22 Nov 2021
Coronavirus alters pension plans

Coronavirus alters pension plans

  The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has disrupted many people’s working lives in ways we couldn’t have imagined. It’s been deeply worrying to see some people now planning to retire earlier than they intended – including many who have been on furlough.   That’s fine where it’s a positive choice, but for some it won’t be…

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9 Nov 2021
Wealth preservation

Wealth preservation

The latest Inheritance Tax (IHT) statistics show an additional 4% was added to HM Revenue & Customs’ receipts compared to the previous year[1]. IHT is a tax payable when you die. Whether your beneficiaries have to pay it, and how much they’ll pay, is based on the value of your estate. Your estate’s value is…

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28 Oct 2021
UK Government Autumn Budget 2021

UK Government Autumn Budget 2021

The first autumn Budget for three years was a three-part presentation.  The Chancellor’s well-trailed speech was accompanied by the first multi-year Spending Review since 2015 and the latest Economic and Fiscal Outlook (EFO) from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR). Mr Sunak’s previous two Budgets had been dominated by the pandemic, which has wreaked havoc…

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19 Oct 2021
Time for pensions to contribute towards building a better world

Time for pensions to contribute towards building a better world

  As we have been witnessing in recent years and months, climate changes are occurring in every region and globally. A new landmark report from the United Nations on the state of climate science has highlighted modern society’s continued dependence on fossil fuels, which is warming the world at a pace that is unprecedented in…

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4 Oct 2021
Build your own financial plan

Build your own financial plan

  Having a financial plan in place early on can make it easier to manage your money further down the line.   It’s never too early to make a financial plan. The sooner you work out your goals and start following a plan to achieve them, the more likely you are to succeed.   Here…

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21 Sep 2021
Plan the perfect retirement

Plan the perfect retirement

  If you’re 10 to 15 years from retirement, you’re probably starting to think more about how you’ll spend your life after work. You might be contemplating travelling more, dedicating more time to your passions or enjoying more free time with your family.   However, are you concerned that the idea of a financially comfortable…

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