Government income from inheritance tax has been steadily rising. If you don't want the Exchequer to be a major – or even the largest – beneficiary of your estate, then the sooner you begin planning, the better.
Have you considered how your life will look in retirement? Finances are not the only area to consider. This book looks at how to achieve a fulfilling day-to-day existence on leaving one’s working life behind.
If you have a Will in place don't just write it and forget it. Changes introduced over the summer may well affect how you manage your pension and estate planning. Here's the first of a three part part series.