2018, crash anniversaries and the housing market

25 September 2018

Correctly, there are many topical references to the financial crash of 2008 that saw the beginning of a deep recession, with the collapse of Lehman Brothers in the US on 15 September 2008.


Autumn 2018 Newsletter

13 September 2018

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All comfy in a local Pension?

04 September 2018

I saw a picture of an old boarding house recently, with painted advertising on its exterior, noting Hotel, accommodation and Pension


A taxing topic: IHT and your estate

22 August 2018

Inheritance tax can be a thorny issue and a difficult topic to consider between partners and relatives. It’s quite natural to want to avoid the subject of death, particularly your own or of loved ones, and this reticence can mean that opportunities for important tax planning during life are missed.


Regrets...I’ve had a few!

15 August 2018

Regret is never a good emotion to harbour. Indeed, correcting a regret can be one of the most satisfying and personal things that anyone can achieve.



How do you make protection sexy?

11 July 2018

Have you heard the one about the life assurance salesman who…no, nor have we, and I am sure it wasn’t funny anyway!


Is going mainstream sustainable?

04 July 2018

Some of the readers of the Chapters Financial blog will know that I wrote a book on innovation and disruption, called Scared of Something Different, about two years ago.