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Why Wealth Management

During my long career as a financial adviser, I have always periodically reviewed many of my clients’ plans.  Sometimes I have advised on the merits of moving their pension, investments or protection plans to an alternative provider.  The reasons may have been to reduce costs, to access useful features, or to move into better funds […]

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The problem with Cash ISAs

If you’ve got a cash ISA, you will already know that the interest rates are incredibly low and that your returns are negligible. Cash ISAs were a great innovation. They followed on from the highly successful TESSAs (Tax exempt special savings accounts). These products encouraged many people to start saving by offering good levels of […]

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What is wealth management?

Wealth management is a phrase which you may have come across before.  Essentially it’s a self-explanatory term with quite an obvious meaning.  However, it can mean different things to different people.  So, let me explain what we mean when we refer to the ‘Professional Wealthcare Wealth Management Service’.

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Market Commentary April 2017

Rayner Spencer Mills Research Limited is a respected investment research company. They provide independent research of investment funds and analyse the people, processes and capabilities behind the investment decisions. This quarterly market summary provides a snapshot of their current market commentary. This is nice ‘easy reading’ avoiding getting bogged down with industry jargon.  We hope […]

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Increasing ISA Allowances

From 6th April 2017, the personal ISA allowance is increasing to £20000. Over the years, the amount you can pay into an ISA has been steadily increasing, but this represents a significant increase and means that you now have an even better opportunity to accumulate tax efficient savings and investment.  For couples, the total amount […]

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Market Commentary January 2017

Rayner Spencer Mills Research Limited is a respected investment research company. They provide independent research of investment funds and analyse the people, processes and capabilities behind the investment decisions. This quarterly market summary provides a snapshot of their current market commentary. This is nice ‘easy reading’ avoiding getting bogged down with industry jargon.  We hope […]

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Time to take action

Total UK personal debt stood at £1,452bn at the end of May 2011, according to figures from Credit Action – almost as much as the whole country has produced in the year to June 2011 and a sum that equates to over £8,000 per household (excluding mortgages).

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Some Harsh Words on Retirement Planning

The following article is quite abrupt and to the point. It is difficult to write about some of the basic, yet important issues surrounding retirement planning without perhaps touching some nerves. So if you’re easily offended, please move on. My objective here is to help people to understand retirement and to successfully plan ahead for later life. This involves waking up to some serious issues. So please read this in the spirit it is meant and please don’t shoot the messenger.

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How to Build an Investment Portfolio

When make an investment (whether it be a lump sum, regular savings or a pension contribution), you have some important decisions to make and fund selection will be high on your decision list. If your investment is small, you may decide to use a single fund. However, for most, it is important to build a suitable portfolio of funds because:

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Portfolio Rebalancing

If you have a pension or investment plan, you will often invest in a selection of different funds, often referred to as a ‘Portfolio’.

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Pensions

Planning for retirement, your options, review your plans...

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Investments

Investing your capital for tax efficient growth or income...

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Protection

Protect your family, life assurance, critical illness, income protection...

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I have known Barry and used his financial services for many years for various aspects of our family’s needs. He has always provided a first class independent and personal service, giving un-biased advice that is in our best interest. He operates his business in a very professional way and communicates all the information efficiently and speedily.

David Hey

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