Tag Archives: Investment

Loans to Offspring?

Question: I want to provide a loan to my daughter, what are the pitfalls? Answer: The Law Society is warning parents to be careful when making loans to their children. The warning comes in the light of restrictive lending conditions in the mortgage market which have required young people to stump up large deposits when […]

Coming into Sudden Wealth?

Question: Duncan, what practical steps should I take now that I’m a ‘sudden wealthflow’ recipient? Answer: Generally speaking, people who come into money quickly, such as lottery winners and people who receive large inheritances, usually make decisions too soon. They put their house on the market and buy a new, bigger one right away. They […]