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The 2024 ISA deadline is fast approaching – act now!

Every year, individuals have the opportunity to top up their ISAs and set aside more tax-free savings. While this can…


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How to use ISAs most effectively

ISA stands for ‘Individual savings account’, and it is something that every UK resident over the age of 18 (or 16 for…


Why should you pay into your pension when you’re young?

Half of all UK adults reported an increase in their cost of living last year. Worse still, the Office for Budget…


‘What should I do with my disposable income?’

Having regular disposable income each month is great - but what should you be doing with it? It essentially boils down…


Citywire Outsourcing 2023

Cultivating ‘great relationships’: Matthew Douglas features in Citywire’s Outsourcing 2023 Report

What makes a perfect union between adviser and discretionary fund manager? Our CEO, Matthew Pescott Frost, explains in…


Digital Footprints

What are the dangers of cryptocurrency? An exploration of DIY digital investing

Amid fresh warnings over the rising rates of cryptocurrency scams, investment in digital assets is on the rise in the…


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Novia is now Wealthtime

At Matthew Douglas, we regularly use Novia as part of our services and clients appreciate its clarity and simplicity.…


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Is the cost of living putting you off pension saving?

With Britain in the midst of a cost of living crisis, research from the FSCS has found that 23% of people with a…


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Important update on abrdn (formerly Standard Life) Wrap SIPP and Onshore Bonds

The Wrap SIPP and Onshore Bond products available on abrdn Wrap are currently provided by Standard Life Assurance Ltd…


Money questions

SJP announces fee overhaul for post-2025 clients

SJP has announced that they will be set to overhaul the firm’s fee structure following regulatory pressure, but only…