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Just in case: protecting against income cuts

You may assume you’ll never need it, but if you experience redundancy or illness, you may become eligible for universal credit. However, if you imagined that the state would provide enough support in the event of financial difficulty due to sickness or unemployment, it’s time to think again.   The government is rolling out universal [...]

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Financial Planning for your children’s future

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The financial consequences of procrastination

At PK Partnership we believe that everybody should have a current Will and personal insurance to ensure that their family is protected should the worst eventuate. It is a sobering thought to find research in the UK which suggests that more than half of the population do not have a valid Will. Six reasons people [...]

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Is professional financial advice really worth the expense?

In this post we demystify the true cost of financial advice and then look at the benefits of professional advice vs. attempting to manage your own financial affairs. Is professional financial advice worth the cost?

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Looking for a mortgage? Avoid going directly to a bank…

Shopping around for a mortgage can be a daunting task especially for those who’ve never done it before. How do you know if you’re getting the best rate, or, if the terms and conditions of the mortgage are best suited to your specific circumstances? If you go directly to a bank you are at risk [...]

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What does it mean to be a Chartered Insurance Broker?

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) is the world’s leading professional body for insurance brokers and financial services professionals. Granted by the Privy Council – it is the industry’s gold standard for insurance brokers and is currently met by fewer than 100 firms across the country. Its aim being to promote the highest standards of ethics and [...]

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Range of mortgage and protection services

French etymologists may tell you that the word ‘mortgage’ comes from the old French term ‘mort gage’ literally translated as a ‘death pledge’. That doesn’t sound so much like a legal loan agreement, but rather the title of a substandard horror film. Still, even today the word ‘mortgage’ continues to carry a certain weight and [...]

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PK Partnership’s professional memberships

In a previous post, we explained what it means to be a Chartered Insurance Broker, a prestigious title awarded by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). We briefly touched upon the work required to become a member of such a professional body and the fact that only fewer than 100 firms within the UK actually qualify to use this designation. [...]



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