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Financial Planning
February 2020
Do you have a financial safety net?
Financial Planning
February 2020
One in five self-employed and contract workers unable to survive a week without work We’re a nation of entrepreneurs with a record number of self-employed people now working in the UK. The world of work has changed enormously over the past 20 years. Being self-employed, freelance or working on a contract basis has become the norm for all sorts of professions. Read full article
Financial Planning
February 2020
Wealth uplift
Financial Planning
February 2020
Calculating the value of financial advice Quantifying the value of financial advice has always been a challenge because people who receive financial advice have different characteristics to those who do not. But what if it was now possible to quantify the value of financial advice and isolate a pure ‘advice effect’? This is exactly what the researchers at the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC) have been able to calculate. Read full article
Financial Planning
January 2020
Financial resolutions
Financial Planning
January 2020
  What does wealth look like to you? Whether it’s stopping smoking, losing weight, eating more healthily or getting fitter, most of us have probably made at least one New Year’s resolution, but how many of us will actually go on to achieve it? We all have different financial goals and aspirations in life, yet these goals can often seem out of reach. In today’s complex financial environment, achieving your financial goals may not be that straightforward. Read full article
Financial Planning
September 2019
Wealth preservation
Financial Planning
September 2019
  The 6 things you need to consider to help preserve your wealth Whether you have earned your wealth, inherited it or made shrewd investments, you will want to ensure that as little of it as possible ends up in the hands of HM Revenue & Customs. With careful planning and professional financial advice, it is possible to take preventative action to either reduce or mitigate a person’s beneficiaries’ Inheritance Tax bill – or mitigate it altogether. These are some of the main areas to consider. Read full article
Financial Planning
September 2019
What’s important to you?
Financial Planning
September 2019
  Reaching those milestones starts with setting clear financial goals We all have dreams for the future, and many of those dreams require money and planning to make them become a reality. Reaching those milestones starts with setting clear financial goals. Making decisions with a clear endpoint in mind can make it easier to achieve financial security and allow you to enjoy your life to the full, so we’ve put together this brief rundown to help you get closer to your goals today. Read full article
Financial Planning
August 2019
Establish financial and lifestyle goals
Financial Planning
August 2019
  Gathering information and developing your strategy Evaluating your financial and lifestyle goals in greater depth is essential if you want to get a picture of your future responsibilities and aspirations. Read full article
Financial Planning
August 2019
Visualise your future
Financial Planning
August 2019
  Reaching a state of complete financial well-being Financial well-being ultimately comes from achieving financial security and independence. When you’ve reached a state of financial well-being, you’ve got to a point where you have a sufficient level of income for your lifestyle needs, enough capital to give you peace of mind, and the knowledge that whatever happens you, your family and business are fully protected. Read full article
Financial Planning
August 2019
Creating a total wealth solution
Financial Planning
August 2019
  Don’t forget, unwritten goals are just wishes If you do not know where you are going on your journey, how will you know when you arrive? This is very true about the importance of having financial goals. You need to set financial goals to help you make wise financial decisions, and also as a reward for your efforts. Goals should be clear, concise, detailed and written down. Unwritten goals are just wishes. Read full article
Financial Planning
August 2019
Plan for the life you want
Financial Planning
August 2019
  Asking questions that will shape your future No two people have identical financial circumstances, which is why it’s essential you have your own total wealth solution that meets your individual needs and goals. Planning for financial success can be complicated in today’s world. A broad knowledge of everything from complex retirement and investment products to risk management strategies and tax laws is required. Read full article
Financial Planning
August 2019
Planning for every eventuality
Financial Planning
August 2019
  Responding to situations rather than reacting to them As the saying goes, ‘People don’t plan to fail, but they do fail to plan.’ To enable you to achieve want you want to, whether that’s trying to lose weight, getting fitter or securing that promotion, having a plan and being prepared for every eventuality is a great way to help move you closer towards your goals. Read full article

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