Investing Posts

Frequently Asked Questions: Retirement

The pandemic forced many of us to revaluate our priorities – however, planning for retirement is something that remains important no matter what. As people have emerged from lockdown with changes to their employment, financial and health circumstances, it’s important to get your retirement questions answered by an expert.   I want to retire soon. Where […]

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The case for keeping a long-term perspective in your finances

There are several reasons that all good advisors will encourage you to keep a long-term perspective on your financial activities. In times of uncertainty and volatility, such as we’ve seen in recent months, this advice proves more essential than ever.

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Get more from financial advice: 11 questions to ask

What to ask your financial advisor generally isn’t something learnt in school – it’s learnt through experience. However, you’ll want to ensure that when you do seek financial advice, you’re getting the most from it.

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June Market Update

The latest media obsession is the return of inflation in the US. Here in the UK, inflation has just breached the Bank of England’s target for the first time in two years.

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Smartphone Investing: The Dos and Don’ts

These days, we use our phones for almost everything. Entertainment, shopping, banking – and now we can add investing to the ever-growing list.

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How to Grow a Contingency Fund

In life, it is always best to expect the unexpected, even though it is sometimes an uncomfortable thing to have to do.

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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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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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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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