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Financial Planning

Do I need a financial adviser? (1st video in a 5-part series about The Value of Advice)

By: Sam Instone
February 23rd, 2018

[Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 45 seconds - Read while you have your afternoon tea break]

I couldn’t sleep a wink last night because I was so excited

You see, our office wall has a quote from Nelson Mandela. It reads: "education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

And today, we unveil the 1st of over 60 videos designed to help investors like you learn.

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Financial Planning

How to get better investment results (in 5 minutes)

By: Stuart Ritchie
February 14th, 2018

[Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 46 seconds - Read while you complain internally about the weather] 

International executive in the UAE with money invested?

I know you want to grow your money … so you have complete peace of mind.

And in this article, I’ll show you how.

Just keep in mind almost all the people I look after professionally are high net worth …

So, I may know what I’m talking about ;-)

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7 simple ways YOU can avoid UK inheritance tax (includes 3 epic extras!)

By: Stuart Ritchie
January 18th, 2018

One of the best descriptions of inheritance tax (IHT) was written by British politician Roy Jenkins[1]:

“It is a voluntary levy paid by those who distrust their heirs more than they dislike the Inland Revenue…”

Brilliant!

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Financial Planning

Most expatriate investors lose to a box of cornflakes

By: Andrew Hallam
October 27th, 2017

[Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 40 seconds - read while you enjoy your cornflakes]

Imagine this. 

Ten years ago, you invested £10,000.  Today, it’s worth £12,500.  Did you make money? 

It seems like a silly question….

But if this happened, your investments would have lost to a box of cornflakes.

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How to save £175,000 of inheritance tax

By: Stuart Ritchie
October 4th, 2017

{Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 34 seconds - read while you brush your teeth}

"You must pay taxes.  But there's no law that says you gotta leave a tip."[i] 

I couldn’t agree more – which is why I’m going to show you how to shave £175,000 off your estate’s potential inheritance tax (IHT) bill! 

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Financial Planning

3 lessons from a reformed broker

By: Sam Instone
October 2nd, 2017

[Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 32 seconds - read while you procrastinate]

By definition[1] a reformed character is someone who becomes a much better person...

Ranked by Investopedia[2] as the most influential financial adviser in the US and with over 704,000 social media followers, it’s a term one man has made his own…

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Financial Planning

Don’t let procrastination kill your retirement

By: Sam Instone
September 25th, 2017

[Estimated reading time: 4 minutes]

When I was at university, I often burned the midnight oil, staying up late to write an essay or cram for an exam.

Back then, I had time to procrastinate!

Perhaps you can relate?

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Financial Planning

Should I lend money to my family?

By: Sam Instone
September 22nd, 2017

[Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 18 seconds - read while you have your car washed]

Our families require - and deserve - our love, time and attention…

But sometimes, they also demand more tangible things, like money!

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