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

Weird & wonderful bequests from wills

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

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

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

Unique memorial ideas
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...

Funeral plans guarantee so much more than Over 50s policies

Making financial preparations for the future, and in particular your funeral arrangements, makes good...

If you like radio – you’ll love our money guide podcast series

What is a podcast? A podcast is an online show, similar to a radio...

How a funeral plan works

There’s a common saying that ‘Nothing in life is certain, except death and taxes.’...

An improvement on funding home improvements? 

For obvious reasons, the last six months have been an intense period for us...

Does your family know in which drawer your will is in? 

Modern life is complex.  We create and gather so much information in a variety...

Learn before you leap. Is Equity Release inevitable once you’re over 50? 

In a recent introductory piece for Silversurfers, Over the hill? Over the limit? Over...

Over the hill? Over the limit? Overstated?

Why is it that, just as you’ve paid off your mortgage and you’re more...

Over 50 plans – 5 Top Tips 2020

As a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic life has rarely felt quite so...

4 smart ‘finish line’ tips – Write your FREE Will

Don’t leave your family and friends scrambling to make arrangements, it’s not cool and...

How to get financial advice through social distancing, the benefits of remote advice

Over the last few months, there have been considerable changes in our society, not...

Why a professional financial adviser could help you

Most people would benefit from professional pension advice or are likely to need a...

Now is the time to consult a pensions specialist

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis escalating and the FTSE 100 experiencing its worst day...

Confused about pensions? Here’s what you need to know

Confused about your pension and how much you should be saving? Here are some...

Are you part of the ‘sandwich generation’? 

Saving for the long and happy retirement we all deserve is becoming more and...

Retirement finances: 10 top tips if you’re retiring in 2020

For some workers, 2020 will be a milestone year – not just as it...

Why a Funeral Plan Could Be Your Best Financial Decision of 2020

As we begin a new decade, you might be starting to think about how...

Top tips for savings success in 2020

It’s that time of year again when we’re thinking about getting our finances in...

What will 2020 bring for your finances?

The start of the New Year is traditionally a time for many people take...

Is your money as ‘safe as houses’? 

With experts sounding the warning bell on the current rental crisis, buy-to-let property repossessions...

Don’t Take Your Life for Granted

In our busy schedules and own little worlds, it is easy to forget that...

7 retirement planning mistakes to avoid

Whether you’ve already started building a nest egg, or are simply weighing up your...

It’s Your Life, Protect It.

It is heartbreaking to discover that only about 30% of adults in the UK...

Under the microscope – Pre-paid funeral plans from SunLife

The death of a loved one is always difficult.  A growing number of people...

What happens if you don’t make a will?

60% of adults in the UK don’t have a will, meaning each year, thousands...

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