We’re mums, wives, entrepreneurs, investors, fixers and doers. We’re Women Talking Finance, and we’re taking control of this money thing one step at a time.
By real women. For real women. Welcome to our tribe.
If you’re fed up of being in the dark about money, have ever felt patronised by "the suits", and want to make more confident decisions without spending hours glued to the Boring Financial News Network, help is at hand.
• We’ll give you tips and pointers on 3 major problem areas.
• Demystify the worlds of investing, pensions and savings.
• Tell you who we rate and why.
And not a fluffy pink ad campaign in sight.
Linda, 50, asks...
"How can I manage my finances on a regular basis to check I’m getting the best deals and everything is correct?"
Diane, 47, asks...
"I’ve got various workplace pensions but how can I figure out what it will actually work out to when I retire?"
Zoe, 41, asks...
"I was given some inheritance money and didn’t know what to do with it. What's the best way to set up a bit of a nest egg?"
Anita, 50, asks...
"The actively-managed fund fee is eating into my investment returns, so how can I make sure I’m keeping costs down?"
Holly, 40, asks...
"Am I investing in the tobacco industry? I just don’t know. How can I tell where my money is actually going?"
Adele, 54, asks...
“It is very difficult for me to build up trust. So what are the most important things to do and research before I invest?”
Virginia, 55, asks...
"I don’t ever want my son to struggle, so what are the best things I can do now to give him the best inheritance?"
Leanne, 43, asks...
"Is there a quick way to put money into an investment but still have the ability to take it out when I need it?"
Maggie, 44, asks...
"I don’t really have confidence in my pension. How do I know it will still be there when I come to retire?"
Alexandra, 42, asks...
"I don’t have any dependants so do I need life insurance? What should I do with my money after I’m gone?"
Janeen, 44, asks...
"How can I save on inheritance taxes and the minefield of charges my family might have to pay?"
Karen, 55, asks...
"When I got divorced I changed the mortgage, changed the car insurance – halved them both! What else should I look into?"
Ruth, 46, asks...
"I’m not sure our cash savings are paying any interest any more, so what do you recommend for making the most of them?"
Barbara, 53, asks...
"Right now I manage my own investments, but how can I plan for when I get older and lose it mentally?"
• Discover our ISA top picks and learn how to start with as little as £1
• Work out if you'd be better off with cash or stocks and shares
• Learn how to build a tax-free nest egg for when they turn 18
• See why the stock market can be ideal for kids under 10
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