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How much do I have to save each month for my supplementary pension to reach a certain amount? Or, if I save a certain amount every month, how much will my pension be tomorrow? These questions can be easily answered with MoneyController Life, the calculation tool offered by MoneyController. The results obtained with the calculation tool take into account both life expectancy and the average return (3%) of life insurances and pension funds.

Networking for financial planners post-pandemic

Posted on 29.04.2021

With the FCA’s introduction of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) in 2013, the technical requirements for financial advisors were standardized. This helped improve the professional standards of the industry. However, there is little to no emphasis on the importance of soft skills in the work of a financial planner. MoneyMarketing’s Adam Owen, who also runs the NextGen Planners Training Contract, takes a look at how modern financial planners can gain those skills and stand out among ...

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Hiring and managing employees in the “new normal”

Posted on 18.03.2021

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way people go about their daily jobs. The ‘work from home’ trend wasn’t just a trend. It has changed the world forever in terms of how employees are hired and managed. While it is impossible for all types of occupations to go remote, those that can afford a work from home setup have experienced different benefits as well as challenges. From collaborating on tasks to hiring new employees, companies need to adjust to the new normal. Inter ...

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How to Get a Personal Loan with Bad Credit

Posted on 17.02.2021

Getting a personal loan with a poor credit rating is tough. Your chances of obtaining a loan are quite low as compared to someone with an excellent credit rating. However, that is not the end of the world. If you have a bad credit rating, there are a number of alternative options available to you.  How to find out if you have a poor credit rating? You can find out your credit score by using any online service that offers personal credit ratings. If you don’t have a credit history, y ...

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UK Savings Rates and Debt Repayments Soar in 2020 – What’s on the Horizon?

Posted on 09.02.2021

Consumers have been cutting down on expenses due to the pandemic; and in turn, they’ve been saving more money. What’s more, people been paying down credit cards and loans at impressive rates, reaching record numbers.  Facts and figures Official figures form the Bank of England (BoE) indicate that repayments of £16.6bn have been made on credit cards, loans, student borrowing and car financing during 2020. This represents the most repaid debt in 27 years and the ...

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What You Need to Know About Rishi Sunak's £1,000 One-off Universal Credit Payment

Posted on 05.02.2021

Finance minister Rishi Sunak is proposing a one-off grant that would replace the £20 a week - or £1,040 a year - boosts introduced in March to support millions of families facing poverty during the pandemic. In this article we’ll tell you everything you need to know about this new stimulus plan.  Who qualifies? This benefit will substitute the boosts introduced last April, so it would be available to all benefit claimants - particularly those facing some financ ...

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