How to invest a lump sum

Top tips to avoid squandering your inheritance
Thursday 12 Jan 2017 Author: Emily Perryman
If you inherit a large lump sum of money deciding what to do with it can be an overwhelming task. Should you pay off your debts or save for the future? Which tax wrappers and investments should you opt for? It’s a nice problem to have, but making the wrong choices could result in the legacy of your loved ones dwindling away. Deal with debt Paying off debts should...

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