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The July 2020 “Mini Budget”: Highlights & How it Affects You

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Many media outlets and pundits anticipated that the Chancellor’s Summer Economic Update would not contain major policy developments. Yet there was a range of announcements that will likely have important implications for the UK economy…

The Women Missing Out On The State Pension

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At Castlegate, we’ve noted some recent enquiries about the state pension and how women are affected by the rules. In short, many women who reached retirement age before April 2016 may be losing out on…

How To Be A Prudent “Bank Of Mum And Dad”

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It’s a well-known fact that, in recent years, increasing numbers of younger people have been turning to their parents for help with their house deposit. Indeed, in 2013 the average UK house price stood £180,548…

Should You Rely On Property To Fund Long Term Care?

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Did you know that the average cost for a room in a residential care home is £45,760 per year? With such staggering costs, it’s little wonder that people here in Lincolnshire and across the UK…
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