Archive: August 2020

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Not all paths lead to Gold…

I know that times are tough right now. With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have been forced to tighten our belts and monitor our investments more closely. Stocks have been on a turbulent ride these past few months, and the cost of basic goods and services has gone through the roof. Read More +

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5 Reasons NOT to PANIC about the Impact of Coronavirus on your Investments

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to spread across the world, many investors are growing increasingly concerned, not just about their health and that of their families, but about the impact the virus could have on their finances. Fears about the spread of the virus and its impact have already caused the stock market to Read More +

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The Impact of Climate Change on the Financial Services Sector

Climate change: it’s been a hot topic for years, impacting many different industries. The recent bush fires in Australia, for example, have created increasing buzz about the potential impact of not only these fires, but also future fires. Tsunami activity following a 7.7 magnitude earthquake in Jamaica led to many more questions. Around the world, people Read More +

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Five Key Trends for the Financial Services Industry in 2020

What does your vision for your finances look like in 2020? How are you planning to improve your financial stability, decrease debt, and increase your ability to plan for the future? Take a look at these five key trends in the financial services industry–and how they have the potential to impact your finances for the Read More +

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Where Would Father Christmas Be Without the Help of His Little Elves?

Every year, Father Christmas accomplishes the impossible: delivering toys to children all around the world in a single night. He maintains a magical list that tells him whether children are being naughty or nice, chooses the perfect gift for each child, and creates and wraps those gifts for all the good children around the world. Read More +

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Are you considering Christmas and the holidays as you plan your retirement?

Christmas and holidays can be a difficult time in retirement if you haven’t put enough aside ! Christmas comes but once a year – but it does come around every year whether you’re prepared for it or not. For many people, it can be an incredibly difficult time of year – especially if you haven’t set Read More +

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What are your plans for the future

and how will you pay for it? We all have dreams, things we would like to achieve during our lifetime.  What’s on your ‘bucket list’? Our initial discovery meetings always focus on what people are trying to get our of life.  This is the starting point for the development of every financial plan.  Often new Read More +

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You never know what’s around the corner..

..so be prepared 20 years ago I joined F H Manning to be part of the Investment team, researching shares and other investments as part of a discretionary mandate.  Today I spent 25% of my time doing research and the other 75% of my time meeting clients, discussing financial goals and lifestyle planning. 3 years Read More +

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Why should you save?

We are constantly being told it is important to save.  But why sacrifice the present for an unknown future? Saving is not just about having a pot of money for when you stop work.  Saving give you choices, flexibility and freedom.  Many people know that they want enough money accumulated to stop work at a Read More +

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Are you working too hard?

How you will be remembered? Most business people, and some employees, are guilty of working outside their standard hours.  For a variety of reasons we feel compelled to stay an extra hour or take work home. We think it will make life easier or keep our boss happy. Indeed, this article was written one evening Read More +