#WealthGoals: A move to the country

#WealthGoals: A move to the country

Many HNW individuals have been radically revising their life plans during lockdown and the proactive have already started reaping the benefits of taking professional advice.

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Probing pension questions to test your strategy

Probing pension questions to test your strategy

Savers should ask themselves this set of pension questions to discover if there are amendments required to their retirement plans, as small actions can have big results.

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Inheritance Tax:<br /> Good news and (potentially) very bad

Inheritance Tax:
Good news and (potentially) very bad

Now might be an advantageous time to utilise lifetime gifting to reduce Inheritance Tax liabilities, but there is also a broader tax picture to take account of too.

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#WealthGoals: How do you protect your finances against a crash?

#WealthGoals: How do you protect your finances against a crash?

Cash flow modelling is a vital strand in optimally managing your wealth. It involves complex calculations, but could be the key to achieving your goals – and avoiding poor outcomes.

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To structure, or not to structure? <br />At least ask the question

To structure, or not to structure?
At least ask the question

Wealth structuring is certainly not the preserve of the ultra-wealthy, and there are a number of strategies families should consider to ensure that their wealth has maximum benefit for generations to come.

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Don’t let a debt rescue <br/>derail your financial plans

Don’t let a debt rescue
derail your financial plans

The younger generations have serious debt problems, which may make the older, better-off ones feel obliged to help. But any debt rescue must be weighed up carefully for the risk of derailing your own financial plans.

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Why wealth managers are vital to family business owners

Why wealth managers are vital to family business owners

Owners of family businesses are often very much in need of holistic wealth management advice, to ensure that their wealth works as hard as it can throughout their entrepreneurial journey.

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How much risk with your investments should you take?

How much risk with your investments should you take?

Taking on the right amount of investment risk is key to achieving your financial goals, but balancing desire and need can be tricky and call for complex calculations – particularly with retirement saving.

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Gifting to the next generation

Gifting to the next generation

Sam Cowan, Chartered Financial Planner at Charles Stanley, takes a look at some of the most popular ways many parents and grandparents use to make financial gifts and the factors that should be considered to optimise results.

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