Four rules to follow for a secure financial future...

January is a time when many people reflect on the previous 12 months and look ahead to what the coming year will bring.

You may set goals for the year, such as exercising more, taking up a new hobby or planning a dream holiday.

When it comes to financial planning, however, focusing on one year is not nearly enough, you need to plan ahead for the future.

While you should always consider current developments that could impact your finances, good wealth management is all about establishing your goals, both short and long-term, then setting up a strategic plan to achieve them.

Planning for a financially secure retirement

For many of us, the ultimate goal is to be able to enjoy our dream retirement.

Since you are reading Connexion, that is likely to involve living in France or at least spending a lot of time here, and you will want to make the most of what it has to offer.

And the good news is that life expectancy in France is a year longer than the UK!

Not only are people living ...

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