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Unfortunately scammers are becoming more sophisticated in the way they try to steal information...

Common financial scams and how to spot them

For Tanya, a teaching assistant from London, the last 12 months offered time to...

Could you feel more confident about your retirement? 

Let’s be honest. The past year’s been tough for most of us – we’ve...

One year on from the pandemic …what have you learnt? 

When it comes to your retirement, you’ll no doubt want it to be a...

Take control of your retirement now
Do you know how much inheritance tax will need to be paid after you die?

When you die there could be inheritance tax to pay, which would reduce the...

How to take the stress and headaches out of tax returns

Most people agree, taxes are not fun! But they are also a way of...

Could an investment portfolio help your retirement?

Let’s face it, now more than ever we deserve to feel positive about the...

3 ways to ‘tidy-up’ your estate for family

In a recent survey conducted by Legado, 29% of people said their life’s most...

So you think you know everything about equity release?

I’ll lose my home, the debt doubles every 10 years, it’s a scam, my...

Did you know that there’s more than one type of will?

When it comes to making a will, there’s no ‘one size fits all’ solution....

Half of over 55s relying on an inheritance to make ends meet 

According to research by Tower Street Finance, over half of the over 55s are...

Could your retirement plans be more tax efficient? 

According to the Bank of England, between March and November 2020 we’ve collectively saved...

Funeral plans versus personal savings

Planning for your funeral is increasingly viewed as a very positive thing to do....

Is it time to review your will?

We look at some of the key life events that should trigger you to...

Have you flexibly accessed your pension? 

Over £620 million has been refunded to savers hit when flexibly accessing their pension....

Calculate how much tax-free cash you could access

Silversurfers is partnering with Age Partnership, the UK’s largest equity release provider, to offer...

If you do one thing this year, make the most of your tax allowances

According to recent figures from HMRC, we’re paying more tax than ever. That’s why...

Your continued journey towards financial security

Financial planning doesn’t just stop once you’ve retired. It’s important to stay on top...

Growing your money during uncertainty

With so much uncertainty still out there, here’s some useful things to consider when...

Single females take the lead in accessing equity release

Figures reveal that more single females released money from their homes in 2020 than...

Five reasons you should plan your funeral in advance

Did you know that the cost of a basic funeral in the UK is...

Are you getting your affairs in order in 2021?

The beginning of a new year is recognised as a time to evaluate things...

Family comes out on top for 53% of over 55-year-olds

The time spent in lockdown has made many of us review our priorities in...

How could you boost your pension plans?

What are you most looking forward to about retiring? For many people, it’s the...

Free2 – Give us your feedback

As a new brand in financial services, we’re here to deliver new products for...

Weird & wonderful bequests from wills

A person’s last will and testament allows a person to leave instructions for what...

How to check a charity is genuine and stop contact if you don’t want to donate

Charities generate support for their work in many ways through fundraising campaigns. When people...

Unique memorial ideas

Whether looking ahead and planning your own funeral details or looking for inspiration to...

How often should you update your will? And answers to other common questions.

Having your will in order is an important administrative task every adult must do....

What’s the real price of equity release?

In recent years, equity release has increased in popularity as a way for the...

Life insurance: Why it’s important and how to get the best deal

In this article from Terry Blackburn – life insurance broker, Bespoke Financial discusses the...

The benefits of funeral pre-planning

Planning for your own funeral may seem strange, but more and more people are...

Why choose Co-op Legal Services?

Silversurfers has partnered with Co-op Legal Services; specialists in wills, estate planning and probate....

8 things to consider if you are about to receive redundancy pay

Understanding your options when receiving redundancy pay could be crucial to helping you manage...

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