Looking to the Future

Published on: October 30, 2020

Successful life planning also requires a significant degree of financial planning We spend our lives planning for our next holiday, for a family, buying a property, funding a child’s education and for the day we retire. Being able to realise our future plans and dreams requires objectives, information and organisation. Successful life planning also requires […]

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Time in the Market, Not Timing the Market

Published on: October 9, 2020

Don’t get distracted from staying focused on your investment goals Investment market swings can be unnerving, but they shouldn’t distract you from staying focused on your financial goals. Periods of market volatility, like whose we’ve seen over recent months, will undoubtedly be unsettling times for most investors. The risks of incurring losses can make holding […]

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Retirement Freedoms

Published on: September 11, 2020

Ensure your future income will allow you to enjoy the lifestyle you want Preparing for retirement is like getting ready for a journey – it never goes quite as planned. But the better the plan, the better the outcome. When things go wrong, you want to have the flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances. You […]

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Top 10 Countries to Retire Abroad

Published on: August 28, 2020

Living in a place where the lifestyle and cost of living matches your financial situation Are you ready to spend your golden years in comfort, style and maybe even a bit of luxury? As a retiree, you’ll want to be able to live in a place where the lifestyle and cost of living matches your […]

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Staying Invested and Giving Your Money the Greatest Chance to Grow

Published on: August 14, 2020

Perhaps the most common investment advice is to stay invested. But with markets being so volatile, the ease of sticking to that advice has been sorely tested in 2020. Even though we’ve seen global markets bounce sharply from their March lows, understandably there will still be those investing for retirement who remain worried and wonder […]

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Risk of Retirement Longevity

Published on: July 24, 2020

Maximising investment returns over a longer life expectancy There are lots of variables in retirement: how long people will live for, the costs of goods and services they will need, interest rates available on their accumulated savings, and so on. But once you have retired, investing is anything but straightforward. Your finances are a primary […]

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How Secure Is The Future Of Your Family or Business?

Published on: June 15, 2020

Projecting ourselves into the future to see what’s around the next bend is not an easy thing to do. Given the current situation during this difficult and unsettling time with coronavirus (COVID-19), it’s important to think about how secure the future of your family or business would be in the event that you were no […]

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Income Protection Insurance

Published on: May 11, 2020

How will you pay the bills if you were sick or injured and couldn’t work? There is a growing unease about the economic fallout of coronavirus (COVID-19), with many businesses laying off contractors and putting staff on extended leave, as well as natural worries about contracting the disease.2 What this crisis has shown is that […]

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Planning For Tomorrow

Published on: April 28, 2020

Will my retirement income be enough to live on comfortably? The questions our clients almost always ask us are: ‘Will I be able to retire when I want to? Will I run out of money? How can I guarantee the kind of retirement I want?’ Worryingly, it’s been well documented that many Britons aren’t saving […]

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Inflation Matters

Published on: April 14, 2020

One of the biggest threats to the health of your investment portfolio. If you’re investing – especially for major goals years away, such as retirement – you can’t afford to ignore the corrosive effect rising prices can have on the value of your assets. It’s been described as a ‘hidden tax’ because of the consistent […]

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