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Addidi Scoops ‘Small Adviser of the Year’ Award

We are delighted to announce that Addidi was named ‘Small Adviser of the Year’ at the 2018 Money Marketing Awards.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 25 June 2018
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Top tips on pension planning for women

Research released this month revealed that women in the UK currently face retirement incomes of £4,900 lower per year than men. Although women’s average annual retirement incomes will hit a record high of £16,900 this year, this is still markedly lower than male retirees, who average £21,800 a year in retirement according to latest figures.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 19 June 2018
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Marriage and Finances

On 19th May, in the sun-soaked splendour of Windsor, Prince Harry married Meghan Markle. The ceremony was watched by an estimated £2 billion people around the world and was arguably the most anticipated wedding of all time.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 31 May 2018
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New year, new rules – what do this tax year’s changes mean for financial planning?

The start of the new tax year on 6th April always brings with it a new set of rules and allowances – a number of which are relevant for financial planning.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 21 May 2018
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Moments that matter for women – part 3 – retirement and pensions

We’ve recently been looking at some of the key life stages for women and how these ‘moments’ can impact on their finances. Using figures and statistics from the Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) recent report - Securing the Financial Future of the Next Generation[http://www.insuringwomensfutures.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Securing-the-financial-future-of-the-next-generation-PRINT.pdf] - we’ve seen that although starting on a similar level to men, women’s earning power declines in the middle stages of their careers. We’ve also seen that women seem to lack the confidence needed to take control of their finances.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 16 April 2018
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The moments that matter for women: part 2 – attitudes to financial affairs

In the first part[annas-blog/the-moments-that-matter-for-women-part-1-education-and-work-/] of this blog, we looked at the various issues highlighted in Securing the Financial Future of the Next Generation[http://www.insuringwomensfutures.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Securing-the-financial-future-of-the-next-generation-PRINT.pdf] – a report produced by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). As identified in the report, we discussed how despite attaining better academically than males, women seem to lose their earning power as they progress in their careers.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 16 April 2018
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The moments that matter for women: part 1 – education and work

I recently read a report – Securing the Financial Future of the Next Generation.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 20 March 2018
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The ones to watch in 2018 – part 2

The start of the new year gives us all a chance to think about what we want to achieve. Of course some of this will depend on the economic situation in the world around us, along with changes to legislation affecting your pocket.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 13 March 2018
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The ones to watch in 2018 – part 1

2017 was a year of ups and downs for savers and investors. Here, we take a look at a number of key aspects of you and your money and give some thoughts on what we can expect in 2018.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 1 March 2018
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Pitch at Palace

In November, I had the pleasure of being invited to Pitch@Palace. The entrepreneur competition, founded by HRH the Duke of York Prince Andrew, aims to support entrepreneurs by connecting them with potential supporters and investors. Founded in 2014, the competition has really gathered momentum and has spread to several other countries and continents, including Australia, China and UAE. 

Posted by Anna Sofat on 11 January 2018
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