Blog Posts

Coping with Financial Stress

Most people are likely to encounter some form of financial stress in their lifetime. The causes of financial stress, as well as the effects, fill a broad spectrum.

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Market update: The Return of the Roaring Twenties?

After the First World War and a global pandemic, the 1920s saw a decade of economic, cultural and artistic dynamism which transformed the world. Could the 2020s see a repeat of the Roaring Twenties? Imagine the world is coming out of a major pandemic, after years of economic and political turmoil.

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Understanding Your Financial Personality

Do you consider yourself a kind person? Honest, extroverted, or perhaps more reserved? Chances are, you have a good idea of what personality type you are. However, many people have never considered their financial personality. Your financial personality is reflected in your relationship to money.

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One Year Later

It’s almost a year since we saw the fastest decline in equity prices for decades and none of us need reminding why. A year ago, COVID-19 had truly taken its grip on the world, with countries imposing strict lockdowns that ground economies to a halt.

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Investing in Your Family’s Future

When we talk about investing in your family’s future, we’re not just talking about ISAs and investment portfolios. Granted, these things are important. However, ensuring your family is financially buoyant in the long run is also about giving your children a sense of confidence in their finances.

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Protecting Yourself Against Financial Scams

  The old adage about thieves and opportunism certainly rings true through the coronavirus pandemic.

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Looking After Your Financial Wellbeing in 2021

Financial wellbeing is having a feeling of control over your finances. It is about having confidence in the financial decisions you make and a sense of security in the face of difficult or unpredictable circumstances.

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5 Things to Consider Before Becoming Self-Employed

The gig economy is on the rise*, meaning more and more people are choosing to become self-employed, whether for the flexibility or out of necessity as traditional job roles dwindle and morph.

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Looking to the year ahead at gpfm

We enter the New Year with change in the air. With the UK’s vaccination scheme well underway and Biden’s presidency heralding a new era in American political and social life, we’re optimistic that 2021 will offer renewed stability.

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Why do charities invest?

The success of charities rides on a number of key factors. The goodwill of donors, hours of hard work contributed by volunteers and diligent management all play a huge role in ensuring a charity can effectively achieve its goals. However, as a donor, you want to know that your contributions are being put to good use. Similarly, as a trustee, you want to ensure that you are making the most of your charity’s funds. 

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