Nine Options to Avoid Income Tax on Child Benefit

The child benefit tax charge: the advice essentials The child benefit tax charge, introduced on 7 January, affects over one million families. A family with 2 children could see their annual spendable income drop by up to £1,752 pa in 2013/14; those with 3 children Read more…

US Debt Ceiling – Ground Hog Day

Not this again! In what is now becoming an all-too-familiar game of chicken, US politicians have entered into negotiations over approval of the latest government budget and raising the nation’s $16.7 trillion debt ceiling. Both are important, but it is the latter that is giving Read more…

Fed Shocks with no Tapering

Following the FOMC meeting in the US this evening, UK time, and the surprise announcement that the US is not going to pull back on the amount of monthly Quantitative Easing,  we have held a late investment committee (IC) meeting to ensure the information was Read more…

US Tapering

The billion dollar question to which there are many solutions, ideas and opinions is, “ What are the U.S. going to do and by how much as regards to Tapering the Quantitative Easing”?  What we do know for sure is that at 7pm UK time, Read more…