The Jarvis Guide to Securing Your Future

The Jarvis Guide to Securing Your Future

Introduction:  In this fast-moving world we live in, Retirement Planning takes secondary concern, it leaves each every individual unprepared for their upcoming bright full golden years. Let us give you hand, you can ...
Build your Peace of Mind!

Build your Peace of Mind!

The life of a contractor can be a rollercoaster ride at times, with many highs and (hopefully few) lows. The unpredictable nature of working this way can mean that a single curve ball could have the potential to derail you. That’s why your rainy day fund really...
Plan for Financial Independence!

Plan for Financial Independence!

The good news is we’re living longer than ever before. The bad news is, this means our retirements will cost us more than previous generations. This could be through basic living expenses or the likely additional cost of later life care to contend with too. As a...
Avoid the Confusion!

Avoid the Confusion!

First rule of contractor life, keep your business and personal finances separate to avoid commingled funds and mass confusion at year end. If you’ve set up a limited company, this could help as you would typically have an associated business bank account and...
Control your Future!

Control your Future!

They say Cash is King (or Queen!) for a reason. Staying on top of your cash flow and being clear on your income and expenditure is a critical part of contractor life. If you’ve never had to manage your life to a budget before, now’s a good time to start. Identify ways...
How much do I need to save for retirement?

How much do I need to save for retirement?

One of the biggest challenges we face when it comes to saving for later life is understanding quite how much we need to retire on. We lurch from saving blindly into a pension plan because ‘it’s the right thing to do’ but with no clue whether it’s enough, to the...