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A Guide to Different Kinds of Savings Accounts

Most adults will have had a savings account in their lives. These days, any interest you accrue on your savings is now paid tax-free up to an individual’s personal savings allowance – however, rates are also hitting record lows. The type of savings account you use can affect this, so knowing more about the different […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Energy Price Rise

Ofgem has raised price caps on energy, which will lead to over half of British households seeing an increase in energy bills. Ofgem sets maximum prices that can be charged for gas and electricity to those who have not switched suppliers and are on default tariffs. The new cap could see these households pay, on […]

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A Brief History of gpfm

As we look forward to the new financial year and all it will bring, we wanted to look back at where we came from. We asked our directors Simon Frost and Scott Atkinson for a short history of gpfm and some of the things that have made it such an exceptional company

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Hertfordshire Easter Events for the Family

Spring is sprung and Easter is just around the corner! School holidays are well underway, and Hertfordshire has several Easter-themed events to keep both kids and parents happy. We have rounded up some of the best below. Happy Easter! 

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Everything you Need to Know About the Spring Statement 2019

On Wednesday 13th March, the Chancellor laid out the Spring Statement for 2019 before Parliament. This is an annual occurrence and provides an opportunity for the Chancellor to update on the overall health of the economy and the Office for Budget Responsibility’s (OBR) forecasts for the growth and the public finances. 

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Everything You Need to Know About Joint Accounts

If you have been with your partner for a significant amount of time or live with housemates, you may consider opening a joint account. We have compiled a short guide to help you understand exactly what a joint account is, what it entails and things to be aware of before you decide to go down that route. 

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Trends Shaping Long-Term Financial Planning

As we begin the new year, we have the opportunity to look back over the past year at what has shaped the financial planning climate and, subsequently, to predict what 2019 may bring.

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Festival of Literature

Festival of Literature at Bishop’s Stortford College  The much-anticipated, annual Festival of Literature at Bishop’s Stortford College ran from the 1st to the 14th of February. 

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Beginner’s Guide to Inflation

Reading about the economy is an excellent practice to adopt, regardless of age or situation. We all want to make sure we make the most of our money and understand why it could be worth less or more than we thought.

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gpfm success in 2018

Well done team gpfm! We are so proud of our team’s great achievements in 2018! Their dedication and hard work to improve their knowledge has been inspirational.  Here are some of the highlights. 

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