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How to choose the right IFA

Choosing a Financial Advisor

No two Financial Advisors are the same, nor are any two clients. Below is a list of questions to consider in seeking the perfect advisor for you. How well qualified is the advisor? (see below) Which services do they provide?

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The Value of Financial Advice – What Clients Say

Value of Financial Advice

How do you place a value on financial advice? An increase in investment returns? A reduction in risk? Reduced tax? Reduced investment charges? The answer, it turns out, is often far less “rational”, and far more “emotional”…

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Moneysavingexpert Martin Lewis plugs VouchedFor.co.uk Free Pension Check

Moneysavingexpert Martin Lewis has plugged VouchedFor’s Free Pension Check in his latest e-mail! As he points out you can use VouchedFor.co.uk to request a free meeting with a local financial adviser to talk about help with your pension plans and other investments.

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Could you keep your head in a financial storm?

Arranging your finances is tricky at the best of times. But what should you do when the storms of financial woe are raging around you? Who can you trust for advice when times are hard? Should you adapt quickly to

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Auto Enrolment: Play or Pass?

By Paul Budgen, central account manager at NEST It was quite a week! Over 600 advisers, accountants and payroll professionals came to NEST Live to learn more about the business opportunities brought about by automatic enrolment. A whole day of

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Auto Enrolment: What Employers Need to Know

Are you an employer?  Read on to get a useful insight from David Finan into Auto Enrolment, part of the Government’s new pension reforms. David is a Chartered Financial Adviser at Jardine Finan Ltd in Carlisle. What is Auto Enrolment?

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Five Long Term Care Tips

Finding out that a family member or close friend needs long-term care is a difficult time emotionally.  It also has lots of complex practical and financial implications.  David Finan an Independent Financial Adviser from Jardine Finan in Carlisle, has put together a list

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Beat the Interest Rates with Your Savings

Money

The following is a guest post by David Finan IFA, (Jardine Finan) How do you beat interest rates? The first thing to decide when considering how to generate good returns from your savings when the interest rates are so low, is

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How to Get the Best Annuity Rates

Pound Coins

The following is a guest post by Matthew Renier IFA, (Retire Right)  How to get the best annuity rates or indeed how to purchase an annuity at all is probably not front of mind at the moment. With headlines such as

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Why should I pay for Financial Advice?

Rene Truter’s guest blog takes a look at the controversial topic of how much financial advice costs with a focus on the all important question – Why should I pay for Financial Advice?  Rene Truter is an Independent Financial Adviser

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Tips to secure your financial future

Mark Insley is an Independent Financial Adviser at Ascot Wealth Management.  His guest blog provides five top tips on how to kick start your financial health including how much you should be saving and advice on when to start. How and

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