Salary sacrifice

What is salary sacrifice?

Salary sacrifice is a government-backed scheme designed to help employers and their employees save money on tax…


growing pension fund

Should I consolidate my pensions?

Over your career, you may work for a number of different firms all with contrasting pension schemes with different…


investing

Junior ISAs vs. Lifetime ISAs – what’s the difference?

Opening up an individual savings account (ISA) can be pretty overwhelming with so many options currently available on…


Inherited money gift

I’ve inherited money…what should I do with it?

Inheriting money can be life changing, however, it can also quickly become somewhat of a burden. Inheritance imposes a…


Trophies

Matthew Douglas named as one of the ‘Best Financial Advisers to Work For’ in the UK

We’re very proud to announce that we’ve officially been named as one of the country’s ‘Best Financial Advisers to Work…


Tax

It’s almost the end of the tax year – here’s what you need to know

The end of the tax year is fast approaching so don’t miss out on some simple ways to make your money go further. Here…


house insurance

I’m in my twenties, why should I use a financial adviser?

Financial planning is a crucial part of life, irrespective of your age - so it’s important to seek expert financial…


budget

Our summary of the 2024 Spring Budget

The Chancellor started his speech by claiming that the policies announced in the 2024 Spring Budget will result in…


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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…


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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.…