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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What comes first, <br />the pension or the plan?

What comes first,
the pension or the plan?

Pension dilemmas often bring clients through wealth managers’ doors, but these invariably uncover other areas in need of investments and financial planning.

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Why do wealth managers step in where high street banks fear to tread?

Why do wealth managers step in where high street banks fear to tread?

Increasingly automated decision-making is shutting many High Net Worth Individuals out of traditional borrowing routes, and opening the way for wealth managers to step into the breach with their very much more personal approach.

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The four key stages of planning a successful business exit

The four key stages of planning a successful business exit

Entrepreneurs’ wealth creation stories are never as simple as they appear, and there is more to a successful exit than meets the eye. Read on to learn the key stages to plan for.

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Supercharged saving and investing for children in six steps

Supercharged saving and investing for children in six steps

How to save and invest effectively for the next generation often comes up in our users’ top concerns. There are a number of strategies to pursue, many of which – like child pensions – you may not have considered.

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