Insurance – what you need and what you don’t

Insuring and protecting those you love

Insurance is a crucial part of financial planning. This should be taken seriously. Having the right insurance could get you out of a hole at a time of desperation. But which insurance is non-essential, and which should you buy if you don’t already have cover? If you are single and have no dependents You may be […]

From despair to hope in one phone call

When my client Eddie’s number came up on my phone, I expected him to be enquiring about topping up his pension and ISA. Eddie was a self-employed high-end carpenter, making stylish, unusual, high-quality dining tables, desks and chairs for boutique furniture shops in London, Paris, Milan and New York. He was doing well, and would […]

A little joy in a hopeless place

“I’ve always been quite a big girl with a healthy appetite. After my second child was born, my weight settled down at about 12 stone and nothing I did made a difference. When I reached 33, I gave up trying to lose weight and spent more time trying to be healthy and happy within myself. […]