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Looking beyond the pandemic – reasons for economic optimism?

George Trefgarne | 28 April 2020

As Boris Johnson returns to work George Trefgarne draws some lessons from history. Read article.

George Trefgarne

28 April 2020 | 8 min read



Looking beyond the pandemic – reasons for economic optimism?

George Trefgarne | 28 April 2020

As Boris Johnson returns to work George Trefgarne draws some lessons from history. Read article: Looking beyond the pandemic – reasons for economic optimism?.

George Trefgarne

28 April 2020 | 8 min read


Video: What happens next for stock market dividends?

Nicholas Hyett & Emma Wall | 27 April 2020

Emma Wall and Nick Hyett discuss what has to happen next before companies that have cut their dividend reinstate their income pay-out. Read article: Video: What happens next for stock market dividends?.

Nicholas Hyett & Emma Wall

27 April 2020 | 5 min read


How to give your finances a spring clean while you’re at home

Isabel McDougall | 27 April 2020

With most of us confined to our homes, we take a look at how you can use the extra time at home to spring clean your finances. Read article: How to give your finances a spring clean while you’re at home.

Isabel McDougall

27 April 2020 | 4 min read


Video: HL experts – where are we now with dividends?

Nicholas Hyett & Emma Wall | 24 April 2020

Emma Wall and Nick Hyett survey the dividend landscape for income investors and discuss where you can still find yield in the market. Read article: Video: HL experts – where are we now with dividends?.

Nicholas Hyett & Emma Wall

24 April 2020 | 5 min read


Why savers are looking to short fixed term products

Ryan Kenny | 24 April 2020

We take a look at what savers can do to secure cash for the foreseeable future, but still keep some flexibility for the times when you might need it. Read article: Why savers are looking to short fixed term products.

Ryan Kenny

24 April 2020 | 5 min read


5 ways to make gifts and save inheritance tax

Bruce Pearce | 24 April 2020

Despite the rumours of a major Inheritance Tax (IHT) shake up, the tax was left untouched in the March Budget. We look at five ways you can plan and take action to reduce or eliminate your IHT liability. Read article: 5 ways to make gifts and save inheritance tax .

Bruce Pearce

24 April 2020 | 3 min read


Investment and pension scams during coronavirus lockdown – how to stay safe

Jason Roberts | 11 September 2020

The latest on spotting investment and pension scams and what you can do about it. Read article: Investment and pension scams during coronavirus lockdown – how to stay safe.

Jason Roberts

11 September 2020 | 7 min read


3 better performing sectors in the coronavirus downturn

Equity Research Team | 23 April 2020

Our analysts take a look at which share sectors are faring better than others in the current crisis. Read article: 3 better performing sectors in the coronavirus downturn .

Equity Research Team

23 April 2020 | 8 min read


What happens to your pension if you've been furloughed or you've lost your job?

Isabel McDougall | 22 April 2020

If money has become tight due to the coronavirus outbreak, or you’ve been made redundant, you might be wondering what to do with your pension payments. We take a look at the different options you might have. Read article: What happens to your pension if you've been furloughed or you've lost your job?.

Isabel McDougall

22 April 2020 | 5 min read


NS&I cancels cuts to Premium Bonds and savings rates – is there a better way to save?

Ryan Kenny | 22 April 2020

NS&I has cancelled planned cuts to Premium Bond prize and savings rates. We look at how savers can currently get a better rate through HL Active Savings. Read article: NS&I cancels cuts to Premium Bonds and savings rates – is there a better way to save?.

Ryan Kenny

22 April 2020 | 4 min read


Next week on the stock market

Nicholas Hyett & Sophie Lund-Yates | 24 April 2020

What to expect from a selection of FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and selected overseas shares reporting next week. Read article: Next week on the stock market.

Nicholas Hyett & Sophie Lund-Yates

24 April 2020 | 5 min read


Life in at home – what lockdown could teach us about our spending habits

Michelle McGagh | 22 April 2020

Michelle McGagh takes a look at what we’ve learnt about our spending habits while in lockdown and what this could mean for your financial future. Read article: Life in at home – what lockdown could teach us about our spending habits.

Michelle McGagh

22 April 2020 | 3 min read


Negative oil price – how, why, and what it means for investors

Nadeem Umar | 21 April 2020

Sellers pay buyers to take oil off their hands in the biggest oil price crash in history. Read article: Negative oil price – how, why, and what it means for investors .

Nadeem Umar

21 April 2020 | 4 min read


How coronavirus has changed the way we look at shares

Nicholas Hyett | 20 August 2020

Equity Analyst Nicholas Hyett explains how the way we analyse companies has changed in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Read article: How coronavirus has changed the way we look at shares.

Nicholas Hyett

20 August 2020 | 4 min read


6 reasons to have a SIPP this tax year

Edie Bond | 20 April 2020

We look into six reasons why we think 2020/21 could be a good time to start your SIPP. Read article: 6 reasons to have a SIPP this tax year.

Edie Bond

20 April 2020 | 5 min read


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