New intestacy rules

Will writing and probate Celandine Monmouth

Death benefits were very much in the spotlight last month with a revamp of the intestacy laws in England & Wales. While this will see spouses and civil partners potentially inheriting more than before, it may not always match your intentions. The intestacy rules determine how a deceased’s estate is divided if they do not […]

Pension reform: how this will affect you

Why I Should Pay Into Pension

In March 2014, Chancellor George Osborne announced radical changes to the way people can take an income from their pension, stating that savers could withdraw their entire pension fund if they wished. Currently, those retiring have a choice either to buy an annuity, which pays a guaranteed income for life, or leave their money invested […]

Offshore investments

Celandine Monmouth Investments and Services

With an ever-growing number of professionals opting for a perpetually transient lifestyle, the desire to invest in an international or ‘offshore’ environment is becoming increasingly popular. Offshore investment can offer several benefits for expats living and working abroad, and hence is increasingly being considered by expats as a viable investment solution to match their international […]