Quick Reads

This is our Library - we've tried to sort our mountains of content into easily navigable folders. 

If there are any burning questions, or things we don't deal with which we should, please get in touch with the subject you'd like us to cover. 

Send us your suggestions >

 1 minute read

The BM Blog: Super Thursday and ISA Best Buys

A brief one this week and throughout August as holiday season hits.

Read the full post »

 3 minute read

The BM Blog: 8 finance tips from Game of Thrones

With apologies to people who don't watch Game of Thrones... this week is a shameless piece of indulgence. If the hit (and hot) show has taught us anything, it’s the value of a good life insurance policy. But were there other pearls of financial wisdom amid all the gore and adultery, I wondered?

Read the full post »

 2 minute read

The BM Blog: Children of the 70s... and holidays!

If you were born between 6th April 1970 and 5th April 1978 then you’re going to have to wait up to a year longer to get your State Pension. Yup the State Pension age is rising to 68 and it’s now going to kick in a full 7 years earlier than we had all thought.

Read the full post »

 2 minute read

The BM Blog: With great power comes great responsibility

The Supreme Court stamped out remaining inequality for gay couples around pensions, ruling that an ex-army officer’s husband should have the same pension rights as a wife, and be able to inherit his full pension. Unbelievable that we needed the Supreme Court to rubber stamp this in 2017...?

Read the full post »

 1 minute read

The BM Blog: Meet our new baby

This week saw the birth of Sixtus Dominic Boniface Christopher and our second version of the Boring Money website. Secondus Boringus Moneycus.

Read the full post »

 2 minute read

The BM Blog: Fat cats feel the pressure

This week, the financial regulator released a paper which has reminded the fund manager cats that they need to curb their appetites when it comes to what they charge and how they charge. The regulator supports a simpler all-in fee, will scrutinise the investment platforms we tend to buy through, and work to make fund managers clearer about what their products are setting out to do. Good stuff.

Read the full post »