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How to fund care home fees through investment

... How to fund care home fees through investment investment, care fees, money, finance, care fees anuity, assets Andrew Dixson-Smith, Business Development Director of care fees specialists Eldercare Group, shares his advice for managing your parents' finances to pay for their care ...

How will the 2014 Budget affect our parents?

... those of us with parents who struggle with financial intricacies this could mean a fair few hours scrutinizing T&Cs when it comes to investment options. We've pulled out a few key things that could impact your parent's financial future the most: 1) A new Pensioner ...

What are pensioner bonds all about?

... gives us the facts. There will be a choice of terms available: 1-year and 3-year, with a minimum of 500 for each investment and a maximum of 10,000 per person per term. So a couple aged 65 could invest a maximum of 40, ...

Forewarned is forearmed where scammers exist

... million pounds in her bank account. Out of the blue she started receiving calls from "City brokers" trying to persuade her to invest in wine, gold and metals. The caller suggested that she'd spoken to him while she was in the process of selling her ...

Safe walking in winter for older people

... reduced through appropriate clothing. Three thin layers of clothing are recommended rather than one thick one. Your parents might also want to consider investing in some thermal clothing to wear underneath their everyday clothes. Keeping dry will help as well. To further prevent the risk of ...

Summer energy saving tips for your parents

... thrown around during the winter time with the promise of keeping heat in and cold air out. But a well-insulated home is a sound investment all year round with the circulation of cool air indoors and warm air outside the house. While it can be expensive to install ...

How can family trusts help to protect assets? (Part 1)

... trusts are used to set up the protection of assets for a cause close to the heart, and they often require a significant initial investment to enable on-going capital growth. They are also often used to raise money for a very specific cause, and differ from donations ...

How to choose the right mobility scooter

... thing for them to accept and adjust to. If they're having trouble getting out and about unaided it may be time for them to invest in a mobility scooter to help them on their way. If you and your parent are confused by the range of mobility scooters ...

A guide to Inheritance Tax

... more and more people are finding themselves caught in the net. This could lead to many people having to sell long-held family heirlooms or investment assets to meet tax bills that a little planning could help avoid. What is Inheritance Tax? Inheritance Tax is paid when someone ...

Reaching the other side of dementia care

... the Cinnamon Trust. Holiday cover also had to be organised. There were occasional family meetings but the brothers were more comfortable talking about investments than care. One of my brothers, who lived in the same town as mum, took mum to her quarterly appointments with ...