Not really a financial topic as such but with the announcement of an early General Election, and some feeling maybe we've had a little too much politics recently, perhaps it'd just be nice to escape the country for a week or two?

Life is short and should be enjoyed; consequently if you need to withdraw some of your savings or investments to fund a little break, we wouldn't blame you. In fact, we'd even help you with the paperwork.

Also, if you've got an inheritance tax problem remember that by enjoying your money now the government is effectively giving you a 40% inheritance tax saving on cost of your holiday.