Blink…and you miss it

Over the years we’ve got used to eagerly anticipating the Budget each spring.

What will happen to tax rates?

Will tax relief be slashed from pension saving?

By how much will cigarettes & alcohol go up?

What about the price of petrol?

Then a couple of years ago the Chancellor, Philip Hammond,

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Autumn round-up

This month – are you a net contributor to the state system? who takes the most out (and who pays the most in?);  capping energy bills and increasing rental income.


Rental cost soars
The amount of rent paid on residential properties in the year to June was £54 billion, says the Financial Times, having

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Harj’s Hearsay – property news

There have been a number of articles in the media recently about property issues, particularly around mortgage rates, wealthy and foreign investors and those looking to downsize later in life.

So here’s what’s been reported, along with Harj’s take on them:



Foreign landlords leave Britain
There has been sharp fall in the proportion of

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Summer round-up

Childcare, property news, waiting longer for the State pension, student debt, care worries, losing out by not seeking help, fixing mortgage repayments, charitable donations on the up, and we’re not living as long as we thought we might!

All here – and more – in our Summer news round-up.


Summer childcare costs rise

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Guy’s grapevine

Every year I go cycling for charity – various distances, different challenges, all great causes.

The other thing these events all have in common is the encouragement I get from the rest of the Logic team…like

should you really wear lycra at your age?“,

try and get through fewer Mars bars

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Take the time to check!

fca-scam-smart (image for article)

If you are contacted by someone offering an investment out of the blue, it is likely to be a scam. So put down the phone and delete that email straightaway!

Recent pension freedoms and low interest rates offering poor returns on savings are making those over 55 an increasingly

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