8th January 2018

Nominating Guardians for Your Children

Imagine the worst was to happen next year or next month, have you made arrangements to nominate Guardians of your children? What does the Guardianship do for your children? Guardianship for your children ensures that they will be taken care of by the person that you nominate as their Guardian.  If you don’t write a […]

Information, Wills
4th January 2018

What is Life Cover and do I need it?

What is Life Cover really for? It is usually taken out for two reasons: To clear a mortgage and/or debt. To provide a lump sum or an income for a partner and/or child in the event of a person’s death. Peace of mind However, the real reason for taking out Life Cover is to provide […]

Information, Insurance, LIfe Insurance
2nd January 2018

Remortgaging with the Forces Help to Buy scheme

Without a doubt the three main points of contact when remortgaging should be your mortgage broker, your solicitor and Unit HR Administrator. Your mortgage broker and legal advisor are there to act for you and make sure that everything runs smoothly with the money and legalities. Your Unit HR Administrator will be able to help […]

Forces Help to Buy, Information, Mortgages
27th November 2017

Putting your Life Cover into Trust

Most of us have taken out some form of life cover without putting it into trust; but why would you want to? Well, It doesn’t cost anything to arrange; It could save you as much as 40p in every £1; AND It could save time and reduce costs. Setting up a trust is simple and […]

Information, Insurance, LIfe Insurance, Wills
25th November 2017

My Army Story: A tale of courage, travelling and doing what I love

Donna (Dot) is the latest addition to the Forces Family Finance team, and has taken up the role of Office Manager. She is an Army wife and Mum to a boy and a girl. Here’s her family’s military journey… I met my husband Chris back in 1998 through my work as a swimming teacher. He’s […]

24th November 2017

Soldiering on in life

Military life; some marry into it, some meet in the forces and some, like myself and my husband, decide to make the heroic leap together after almost 10 years of living the ‘normal’ civvi life. I use the term ‘normal’ loosely, as although 5 years ago our life was normal (for us), now we are […]