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Ten unusual things that affect the value of your home

Ten unusual things that affect the value of your home

Once lockdown is over you may decide that you want to move house – here are some ways you can boost – or unwittingly reduce – the value of your property. The latest figures from the Land Registry show that the average house price in the UK is £232,944. While the value...

Comfortable retirement or more stress after work?

Comfortable retirement or more stress after work?

Imagine the scene; you have spent your life living frugally, saving efficiently and investing wisely. You enter your well-earned retirement financially secure and excited for the years ahead. The future could pan out in one of two ways; the first could lead to...

Technical ISA update

Technical ISA update

ISAs have gotten all complicated over the years – with multiple types and different limits. This week, we thought we’d write an update about the types of ISAs now available and their limits, by way of a refresher! And, if you have not yet used your ISA allowance for...

Magenta goes Green – half year update!

Magenta goes Green – half year update!

A positive outcome from the current pandemic You’ll have all seen the reports of clear water in the Venice canals, blue skies over Delhi and wild animals roaming boldly in locked-down cities. The oil industry and airlines are floundering in this new world and carbon...

How we can meet the health and wealth challenges of a 100 year life?

How we can meet the health and wealth challenges of a 100 year life?

The majority of children born in rich countries today can expect to live to more than a 100. This increase in life expectancy has been happening for decades and yet we continue to structure our lives the way our parents or even grandparents did. Source: Human...

Returning to the office

Returning to the office

On the 23rd March we were told that life and work as most of us knew it would be changing until further notice. Offices and shops closed, employees worked from home or became furloughed, dining tables became home offices and we had to become Zoom experts. Staying...

Things I can’t wait to do when lockdown ends

Things I can’t wait to do when lockdown ends

By Julie Lord If there’s one positive thing to come out of the COVID19 lockdown situation, it’s that we’ve learned to appreciate the little things in life; be more mindful of those who help us and really see the beauty of the world. I have been asking people what...

How Can A Financial Planner Help You To Be Happy?

How Can A Financial Planner Help You To Be Happy?

At Magenta, our goal has always been to help our clients feel secure and happy while being able to pursue their passions. Client wellbeing has always been close to our collective heart and we are continually exploring different ideas to facilitate this in our work and...

Mystic Magenta?

Mystic Magenta?

Remember Mystic Meg and her crystal ball? She could look into the future and tell you what was going to happen! At Magenta we don’t have a crystal ball or any supernatural gifts, but we can definitely tell you what your financial future will look like if you make...

Magenta is part of the NextGen Planners Global Commute!

Magenta is part of the NextGen Planners Global Commute!

Magenta is proud to be supporting The Stroke Association and CF Warriors as part of the NextGen Planners 24 hour Global Commute, charity NextGenathon!  On the 22nd June, NextGen Planners will be hosting an online morning financial planning show, over 24 hours,...

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