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Holborn Assets – 5 money tips for singletons

17th July 2017

It’s a cliche for older folk to implore the young to treasure their youth. Perhaps this could be adapted to those single. For those of working age with no spouse or children have fewer financial commitments, and – in the best possible sense – a greater ‘freedom’ in this regard. This potentially greater cash surplus […]

Holborn Assets Reviews : The asset management industry crackdown and you

14th July 2017

Last week’s publication of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) final report on the asset management industry should have beneficial ripple effects to consumer savers, even if a timeline to that end is unclear. The regulator concluded its Asset Management Market Study which had kicked off with an outline of its focus in November 2015, followed […]

Holborn Assets Reviews : Pensions – the DC drawdown latest for 2017

10th July 2017

July 2017 is an interesting point in the year, as the overhaul in defined contribution pensions started back in 2014 to hand more flexibility to savers continues to develop. It is just over three months since a cap was introduced for charges related to early access to contract-based defined contribution schemes. This saw the maximum […]

Condemnation to compensation: where are we post financial crisis?

27th June 2017

It is almost ten years to the month since a financial crisis stunned the global economy. It’s perhaps ironic that it was news from Europe – not the United States – that led the first inklings of a profound and contagious issue. The freeze on two funds linked to packages of low-quality mortgages at France’s […]

Holborn Assets Reviews – Should I invest in Gold in 2017?

21st June 2017

Gold as an investment is highly contentious. That’s because as both a commodity and a currency it is used in many investment roles: as a hedge against inflation, as a safe haven, and purely as an instrument to diversify a portfolio and spread the risk. Many uses means that gold has many different users with […]