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5 Common Myths About Equity Release

Posted on April 21st, 2021 by Media Team

The amount of people in the UK opting for equity release has increased substantially over the last few years but, understandably, there are still many questions surrounding it. You may have heard of equity release, but do you know what it is and when you might be eligible for it? In today’s blog, we’ll address […]

9 Reasons Why Your Mortgage Might Get Declined

Posted on April 14th, 2021 by Media Team

When looking to get a mortgage – whether your first, your second, or more – there’s always a level of anxiety around whether or not your applications will be accepted. The process of applying for mortgages can be overwhelming and waiting for answers can be even more so. Did you know that, according to the […]

Mortgages 101: What You Need to Know

Posted on April 7th, 2021 by Media Team

Buying a home is often the single biggest purchase we will make in our lifetimes, but for most of us it’s not as simple as buying something from a shop. The process of home-owning, buying and selling can be incredibly daunting, especially for those just starting out on the property ladder. That’s why we’ve put […]

6 Reasons You Should See a Financial Adviser

Posted on March 17th, 2021 by Media Team

Over the last few weeks on our Facebook page, we’ve been tackling various myths and misconceptions about financial advisers and the work we do. It’s easy to be overwhelmed with the idea of seeing an IFA if you’ve never considered it before, or even if no one in your family has. But there are plenty […]

What You Need to Know About Retirement Planning in Your Twenties

Posted on March 10th, 2021 by Media Team

When you’re in your twenties or thirties, retirement can seem like a lifetime away – and it often is. The average age for retirement in the UK currently is 66 which, if you’re in your twenties or thirties, is more than double your life up until this point. It’s for this reason that many younger […]

5 Books About Personal Finance You Need to Read

Posted on March 4th, 2021 by Media Team

The world of personal finance can be a difficult one to navigate, especially because many of us weren’t taught how to look after our money effectively from a young age. But now, with so many resources available both on and offline, there’s never been a better time to teach ourselves the basics. Today is World […]

Investing for Beginners: Choosing an Investment Platform

Posted on February 24th, 2021 by Media Team

Investing your money has never been easier or more accessible than it is today. With countless tools and information available online for new investors, there are many different options available to help increase our wealth. However, with these helping tools and platforms comes choice: which investing platform is best, or easiest to use? Which one […]

Saving to Buy a House? Consider Investing!

Posted on December 9th, 2020 by Media Team

Saving for a deposit on a house is no mean feat. With many mortgages currently only lending with 15% deposits or more, this can be a huge sum. For a massive goal like this, investing might seem like an ideal way to grow more money, and quickly. But how do you go about it, and […]

Does Investing Responsibly Mean Less Returns?

Posted on December 2nd, 2020 by Media Team

Recently, one of our expert advisors here at Greenfields discussed with a client about the likelihood of them being interested in responsible investment solutions. This client responded with a “no”, and when the topic was discussed further, said this: “Ultimately, my need to make money is more of a priority than a responsible solution.”

Can Investing Make You Rich?

Posted on November 18th, 2020 by Media Team

The world of investments can be an intimidating place, and it can often seem like a closed club, where the only way in is to have a history of wealth and financial knowledge. The truth is that anyone can invest at any time.