Welcome to yourmoney - here you will find useful information and tools to help you make more informed decisions about your personal finances.

You will find guidance on a wide range of money topics from getting out of debt to planning for a comfortable retirement or even investing a windfall. We've also provided links to other specialist websites where you can find information about particular topics such as making your will or paying for the long term care of an elderly relative.

In some cases you may need to consider professional advice from a qualified financial adviser who will help you understand the potential consequences of a particular course of action and help you make the right financial decisions. We've included information about what to expect from a financial adviser, how to prepare for your first meeting and how much the advice might cost. yourmoneyadviser can help you find a professional financial adviser local to where you live or work.

yourmoney is a website provided by the Personal Finance Society, the professional body for financial advisers and others that work in financial services. We are part of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), whose royal charter dictates that an important part of what we do is give people like you greater confidence when making important financial decisions. CII also provides professional qualifications and members commit to a minimum amount of annual training to help ensure their knowledge remains current. Members also commit to uphold a code of professional ethics. CII is an FCA Accredited Body that issues annually renewable Statements of Professional Standing (SPS) to authorised financial adviser members. An SPS is verification that an adviser satisfies a series of professionalism requirements, including the attainment of a minimum level of professional qualification.  

We hope you find the information useful - we'd love to know what you think so don't hesitate to email your comments and suggestions to yourmoney@thepfs.org.