Economics Posts

Alternative Investments to Grow Your Money

An investment is anything purchased in the hope of it growing in value over time. While we are all familiar with personal investment in bonds and houses, pouring over spreadsheets and property price predictions is by no means the extent of methods available to the savvy investor.

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Budget Review 2016

We tell the story of yesterday’s budget, as it happened, illustrated with industry tweets and reactions.

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What Is Wealth Management?

At gpfm, we are proud to offer our wealth management services to private clients in Hertfordshire and beyond. But many people aren’t aware that they could benefit from wealth management consultation.

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Start of Year Market Update

The calendar year has only just begun, but already many are voicing fears over volatility in the global capital markets. An update from Lothar Mentel, CIO of Tatton Investment, highlighted a nervy opening to play in 2016.

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Autumn Statement 2015 Round-up

Read our comprehensive round-up of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

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US Federal Reserve Keep Interest Rate Unchanged: Will This Effect UK Savers?

The US Federal Reserve met on 28th October to discuss raising interest rates. At gpfm our Hertfordshire financial advisors keep a close eye on what’s going on in the States’ economy, knowing how much of an impact changes in that market could have on the UK money market.

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Party Conference Roundup 2015 by Our Hertfordshire Financial Experts

We’ve now safely navigated party conference season. There were few controversies, so too were there few great policy announcements. However, under the usual bluster and spin, quite a few important pieces of economic and financial policy were discussed.

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China Slowdown Update

On Monday 24th August, most shares trading on China’s Shanghai Stock Exchange fell by their daily maximum fall of 10%. Many commentators see it as the end of the phenomenal period of growth that has fuelled China’s economy since the late ‘70s.

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Pound Strength Means We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday

It’s been a difficult year for the euro, and this has had positive repercussions on sterling, which has seen a year of highs for the British currency. But can the good luck last for Brits looking to make the most of their money? Our Hertford financial advisors explain why this year might be a great […]

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