Articles your clients may have read in the weekend newspapers...
With the EU gender directive coming into force on 21 December, the Independent on Sunday provided a guide to the different areas of personal finance that will be affected and what consumers need to do.
Men were told they would be "crazy" to delay buying their annuity if they are planning to do it in the next few months, while women were told their premiums for life insurance could increase "significantly".
Some families could be owed thousands of pounds in care costs by the NHS because of something called the "continuing healthcare" scheme. However, as the Sunday Telegraph explained, they will need to register a claim before 30 September to reclaim care fees dating back to April 2004.
Stories clients may have read over the weekend
The fees are only payable in cases where a person's primary need is a health one, and they should receive the payments regardless of their financial position.
At a time when investors are able to regularly check the value of their portfolios and seek changes, the Telegraph urged readers to stay patient. It explained how many investors may be overtrading and suggested going with a fund manager with a proven track record could be the best long-term option.
Among the recommendations were Invesco Perpetual's High Income fund, Fidelity Special Situations, Rathbone Income, Standard Life UK Equity High Income and Artemis Special Situations.
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