Client trends October 2020: <br />Revising retirement plans becomes a priority as yield becomes harder still to find

Client trends October 2020:
Revising retirement plans becomes a priority as yield becomes harder still to find

The hunt for yield has become even more urgent amid continued dividend cuts and talk of negative interest rates, and all the while the spectre of several tax hikes looms.

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Tax traps all families should look to avoid

Tax traps all families should look to avoid

Wills, estate planning and inheritance tax may inspire less enthusiasm than other aspects of wealth management, but their importance to your family’s long-term financial health means they cannot be neglected. Here are some key errors to avoid.

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Client trends September 2020: <br />Important points of investment strategy are preoccupying investors

Client trends September 2020:
Important points of investment strategy are preoccupying investors

Picking winning stocks, how much to allocate to alternatives and the ramifications of the forthcoming US elections are top of investors’ concerns this month, alongside proactive estate planning.

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Client Trends August 2020: <br />Tax hike threats take us into an unusually busy summer

Client Trends August 2020:
Tax hike threats take us into an unusually busy summer

Foreboding about an overhaul of the Capital Gains Tax regime has added to existing concerns on Inheritance Tax, all while investors struggle to make sense of the current investment environment.

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Summer shape-up: Steps to financial security

Summer shape-up: Steps to financial security

By tackling and focusing on the following steps you have the ability to take control of your personal financial wellbeing.

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#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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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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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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The caring society – are we financially prepared for getting old gracefully?

The caring society – are we financially prepared for getting old gracefully?

Long-term care may well be the reality for a partner, parent, elderly relative or – indeed – yourself, making intelligent wealth planning one of the wisest moves you can make.

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