Life moments: How to invest through the decades
24 November 2022|16 min
Whether you’re in your twenties and just starting to explore investing or in your fifties and lucky enough to have paid off your mortgage, our life moments map aims to help you understand your financial options at each stage of life. We look at the products available to you, and how you may want to steer your investment goals.
Why you can’t buy a home and it’s not because of Netflix
29 September 2022|7 min
Netflix, avocado, coffee and brunch – we’ve all heard the clichés blaming Generation Rent’s struggles on their spending habits. Over the years a range of influential voices have come out and declared they’ve found the secret to reversing the decline in home ownership among the young, which has fallen continually over the past 30 years.
An essential guide to the state pension – your FAQs answered
22 September 2022|12 min
The state pension is a valuable source of income for many people in retirement. Throughout your working life it’s important to keep abreast of whether you’ll be eligible and how much you might receive, but it’s not always easy.
How to use your Lifetime ISA to buy your first home, a step-by-step guide
10 January 2022|4 min
When the Lifetime ISA was introduced in 2017, it was intended to help people put money away for their first home or retirement. If you’ve been using a Lifetime ISA (LISA) to get you onto the property ladder, it could be helpful to know what steps you need to take now that your home purchase is in sight.
Buying your first home using a Lifetime ISA
18 November 2021|4 min
Owning your own home – for some it’s a major life goal and picking out pillows, plants and appliances for your potential new home is exciting. But there can be major obstacles in your way; from saving your deposit, finding a property you can afford and going through the purchase process. We spoke to first-time buyers Luke and Mark about their experiences of getting on the housing ladder using a stocks and shares Lifetime ISA, where your contribution is topped up with a 25% government bonus.
HumanForest helps people get around with no emissions: the shared e-bikes
15 September 2021|3 min
Whether it’s changing the way we get around or investing in a more socially responsible way, the impact our day-to-day life has on the planet around us is a focus for many people. Nutmeg recently teamed up with e-bike sharing app, HumanForest, to help people get around London in an environmentally friendly way.