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gpfm Raises Funds For Herts Young Homeless With Wine Tasting

Charity starts at home, as the saying goes. At gpfm, we take this particular expression to heart by trying to support local organisations that enrich our Hertfordshire community.

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What’s Happened to Bitcoin Since the Surge Earlier This Year?

The rise of cryptocurrency has revolutionised the way we view both banking and investment. It remains largely unregulated and beyond the scope of mainstream investment portfolios. And yet its influence has been felt by everyone.

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How GDPR Will Effect the Pensions Industry

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 represents the most significant change to how businesses handle data in over 20 years. The legislation places considerably more obligations on data-controllers, coupled with much stricter enforcement and penalty systems. 

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Four Personal Finance Points to Consider When Your Life Goals Change

Each passing day brings with it changes – some incremental and some sudden. There are fresh joys and new challenges. Phases of life that alter our perspective and, in turn, dramatically reshape our financial plans. 

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Top Tips for Saving Money on Your Holiday

The first balmy days of summer bring with them the promise of holidays. Is there anything more wonderful than that word? Holidays. Even uttering it conjures up images of sunset cocktails, tan lines and carefree laughter.

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Longmores Charitable Foundation Raises £1,595

We’re proud to announce that local charity, Longmores Charitable Foundation has raised £1,595, following a charity golf day. Our team attended and won the charity golf event, with GPFM Director and Chartered Financial Planner Simon Frost also winning the Longest Drive Competition. 

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Eight Essential Points for Later Life Planning

Did you know that later life planning is much easier than you possibly thought it was? At gpfm we have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to all aspects of personal finance management. Because of this, we look at eight points to think about during the process of life planning.

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What Does a Lottery Win and Pension Pot Have in Common?

Turning 18 is a milestone for teens in many countries and Canada is no exception. To celebrate this special occasion, Charlie Lagarde of Quebec bought herself a bottle of champagne and a $4 scratch lottery card.

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Important Dates of the 2018/19 Financial Year

In this infographic, we highlight some of the key dates to remember in the 2018/19 financial year to help you keep ahead and on track of your financial targets. 

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2017 in Review

As we launch into a new year, gpfm directors Scott Atkinson and Simon Frost reflect on the 12 months that made up 2017, the financial planning industry, gpfm’s achievements and also their vision for 2018. 

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