How to teach your child about money
  • Posted by: Jon Doyle
  • Category: Blog, General, Personal Finance

How are you getting on with balancing homeschooling and work? Schools have closed for the foreseeable future, all exams cancelled, and parents across the UK find themselves at home having to support their children’s learning and education.  On a positive note, this gives parents the opportunity to teach their children everyday life skills – things…

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Working from home without going mad!
  • Posted by: Jon Doyle
  • Category: Blog, General, Personal Finance

Up until I founded Juniper Wealth my entire career had been in home based, flexible working roles. From working from the kitchen table to dedicated home offices to being on first name terms with my local Baristas I have navigated this for over a decade and have learned a few things in that time.

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The True Cost Of The High Income Child Benefit Tax Charge
  • Posted by: Jon Doyle
  • Category: Blog, General, Personal Finance

Do you need to repay some of your Child Benefit?

New HMRC figures obtained by NFU Mutual show that the government collected £1.65bn from the High Income Child Benefit Tax Charge (HICBC) between its introduction in January 2013 and the 2016/17 tax year.

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Who runs the world?
  • Posted by: Jon Doyle
  • Category: Blog, General, News, Personal Finance

There is an old adage that says “if you want a job done, ask someone who is busy”.

In the world of insects, most of the work is done by the females; all daughters of the Queen of the colony. In the animal kingdom the lionesses do the hunting but when it comes to human beings the burden is generally shared with both men and women carrying out the work.

Recent statistics show that more and more women are entering the workplace, pushing employment levels to a new high.

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6 key considerations for Charity Trustees when reviewing Charity Investments
  • Posted by: Jon Doyle
  • Category: Blog, Charity, General
Juniper Wealth Management Charity Investments

Whether you are new to being a Charity Trustee, an experienced Trustee or simply someone interested in becoming one in future getting to grips with some of the responsibilities you have can be difficult such as reviewing Charity Investments. You will be asked to make decisions and take responsibility for things that are often outside of your work and life experience to date such as Investment Policy Statements and other such regulations.

In this article we outline 6 key considerations Charity Trustees need to consider when making Investment Decisions.

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Misconceptions about later life vs retirement reality
  • Posted by: Jon Doyle
  • Category: Blog, General, Personal Finance

An issue with our perception of retirement is that we’re informed by the experiences of our parents’ or grandparents’ generations, or by cliched images of retired couples that appear in the media. Close your eyes for a moment and picture an image of retirement. Do you imagine silver-haired couples smiling from the deck of a cruise ship or standing on the golf course?

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Don’t make financial decisions when you’re hungry
  • Posted by: Jon Doyle
  • Category: Blog, General, Personal Finance

The new study from the University of Dundee, published in the journal Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, concluded that making any decision while hungry can result in making poorer long-term choices.

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How much is enough to make work a choice?
  • Posted by: Jon Doyle
  • Category: Blog, General, Investments, Personal Finance

According to new research, around 40 million UK adults could be taking their chances when it comes to retirement, admitting they either have not or did not set a savings target.

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Private School fees on the rise again
  • Posted by: Jon Doyle
  • Category: Blog, General, Investments, Personal Finance

Rising private school fees are placing an increasing financial strain on parents, regardless of Labour or Conservative party plans for Private School fees. Many parents consider independent education to be the best choice for their children. But they are increasingly turning to alternative options to make this private schooling achievable. That’s according to a new…

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Modern Monetary Theory branded ‘rotten’
  • Posted by: Jon Doyle
  • Category: Business Finance, General, News

Many organisations have made a case for Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) in recent years. In simple terms, MMT is an argument that nations that issue currencies, like the UK and Pound Sterling, can never run out of money in the same way individuals or corporations can. It hinges on the claim that governments can print…

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