Pensions and PIP. I should make it clear I am not an expert. This is about my experience, me versus the DWP and more importantly, what they go to great lengths not to tell you in order to hang on to your money.
No one wants to organise a funeral – because it means you have lost someone that you love.
Many people struggle to chat to loves ones about death and life after they are gone, however it is extremely important to let relatives know your wishes and make plans for the future.
Travel, as we all know, broadens the mind. Unfortunately it can also lighten the wallet, and it’s not always the cost of the holiday itself that does it. If you are over 50 or have medical conditions it can be difficult – and sometimes extremely expensive – to get adequate travel insurance.
People sometimes arrive at my office to give Will instructions, with the idea they've read in the newspaper, that it'll be better to hold their home as Tenants in Common, as it'll save tax or provide more protection than "the other way."
As someone’s attorney, you can do some powerful things. For example, if you are someone’s attorney, say your parent’s, you can manage their affairs for them. You must always act in their best interests.