The Miser and His Money: A Lesson In Investment

The Miser and His Money: A Lesson In Investment

As Christmas approaches, we can’t escape the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge. When it comes to investments, Magenta has their own Miser’s story to tell. A Miser had buried his gold in a secret place in his garden. Every day he went to the spot, dug up the treasure and...
Your Free Gratitude Planner!

Your Free Gratitude Planner!

December is upon us! If we had a pound for every time we uttered the words ‘I can’t believe another year has passed already’ we’d be well on our way to the Seychelles by now- no doubt with many of you in tow! Whilst 2018 has certainly whizzed by, it has been a year of...
Changes to Income Tax in Wales

Changes to Income Tax in Wales

Changes to Income Tax in Wales With effect from 6 April 2019 income tax is changing in Wales. Under the devolution of Welsh tax rates, the current basic, higher and additional rate tax bands will be reduced by 10% and replaced with a rate to be decided by the Welsh...
The fox who lost his tail: A Parable for Planners

The fox who lost his tail: A Parable for Planners

Feeling foxy? For the next instalment in our BedtimeStories series we’re exploring why, why it comes to finances, foxes may not be so fantastic after all… A Fox had had his tail docked off in a trap, and in his disgrace began to think his life not worth living. It...
Introducing, Carly!

Introducing, Carly!

We’re delighted to introduce the newest addition to the Magenta team, Carly. We’ve set her some quick fire questions. Read on to get to know her better! Carly Kenny What is your role? Trainee Paraplanner What do you enjoy about working in financial...