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Financial Updates

How understanding your investor personality can help you make better financial decisions – Part One

At Finura, one of our core approaches to financial planning is to use behavioural finance techniques to help our clients uncover the drivers behind their financial decision making. Here we uncover the different behaviours that may be impacting you and your financial decisions.

Number of additional rate taxpayers grows 39% since 2010

HMRC has published its latest analysis of their UK Income Tax Liabilities Statistics.

Can we trust HMRC pre-populating tax returns?

One of the promises made by Chancellor George Osborne in March 2015, when he announced HMRC’s digital transformation, was that taxpayers would no longer need to tell HMRC information the tax authority already possessed.

Understanding how market volatility can create opportunities

Whilst the predicted volatility may be causing some investors to worry about their assets’ performance, it can also provide opportunities that do not necessarily exist in more stable environments. We explain how……

How diversification can help achieve your long-term goals

With signs that the economy could be reaching its cyclical peak, investors are being advised to prepare for a potentially long period of volatility. But what does ‘being prepared’ actually mean?

First Time Buyer’s Relief Saves Buyers £159 Million

An estimated 69,000 first-time buyers have benefited from the abolition of stamp duty land tax on properties under £300,000.

Claims Under The Inheritance (Provision For Family And Dependants) Act 1975 And Domicile

High Court decides on domicile of the deceased for the purposes of the 1975 Act claim against his estate (Proles v Kohli, 2018 EWHC 767 Ch).

Market Commentary

Monthly Market Commentary – October 2017

A collection of thoughts and comments to help keep you abreast of relevant industry news.

Monthly Market Commentary – September 2017

A collection of thoughts and comments to help keep you abreast of relevant industry news.

Monthly Market Commentary – August 2017

A collection of thoughts and comments to help keep you abreast of relevant industry news.

Quarterly Reports

Market Review – Quarter 3 2015

A Q3 economic and market overview to help you stay informed of global themes that could impact your portfolios.

Market Review – Quarter 2 2015

A Q2 economic and market overview to help you stay informed of global themes that could impact your portfolios.

Market Review – Quarter 1 2015

A Q1 economic and market overview to help you stay informed of global themes that could impact your portfolios.

Finance in the news

Finance in the News – w/c 22.10.18

Short summaries of articles we think you will find useful from some of the weekend’s broadsheets.

Finance in the News – w/c 08.10.18

Short summaries of articles we think you will find useful from some of the weekend’s broadsheets.