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FUTURE PLANNING

Daydream of winning the lottery? Best have a plan

OK, so the odds are millions to one, but it does happen. People who do the lottery become millionaires or…

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PERSONAL FINANCE

What should I do about my mortgage now?

Mortgage rates are on the rise. So what can you do about it? Indications are that interest rates could rise…

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INVESTMENTS

How does the investment process actually work?

Here at SK, we understand that people may well come to us not really knowing what’s involved in investing money…

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INVESTMENTS

So what if your investments have doubled

We’ve all heard it. Friends, family, acquaintances even mentioning that their fund has gone up 25% in six months or…

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FUTURE PLANNING

Who would you choose to care for your children?

My brother has just been to visit. He lives in Asia. He’s a successful guy with his own business, who…

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INVESTMENTS

Reduced fees don’t have to mean reduced quality

I was brought up in the 1990s to view passive funds as the enemy. What a narrow-minded view! But in…

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Learning to let go of what you can’t control

I recall sitting at my desk at home on Monday, 23rd March, 2020, thinking of Marvin Gaye’s words: ‘What’s going…

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PERSONAL FINANCE

Rates are on the rise – do you remortgage or opt for a product transfer?

It won’t have gone unnoticed that interest rates have been rising pretty fast over the past few months. And it…

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INVESTMENTS

Passive or Blended: Which portfolio is right for me?

Choosing whether you want a Blended Portfolio or a Passive one depends very much on the value you put on…

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