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Congratulations! You’ve realised that it’s time to make some decisions, to take some action.

Lots of people, particularly small business owners, are too busy getting on with their day to day life to find the time to stand back and decide what they really want, let alone doing anything to achieve it.

They know they should get it sorted, but where to start? Dealing with money and financial matters can be confusing and overwhelming. So it goes on the “too difficult” pile for another day.

Take the next step and call us to find out how you can take advantage of a free 60 minute meeting – a chance to start planning now.

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  • Hillary Carden

    Hi, I’m Hilary. So many people I meet socially tell me that they keep meaning to sort out their pensions, investments, financial planning – but they don’t! Well, we’re here to make sure that you are not one of those people.

    Give me or the team a call now on 0117 290 0370 for more information or to take advantage of a free 60 minute planning meeting

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It's all about you

We believe in building long term relationships rather than giving one off pieces of advice. This means we can see the whole picture, establishing both short and long term goals. As we see it, financial and retirement planning is not a sprint, it's a long distance run, and we're with you for the duration.

Mrs B, Bristol

I like the fact that at our reviews, I feel I am discussing my affairs with a well-informed friend rather than a staid financial institute. I like receiving sensible uncomplicated suggestions to improve my situation and the fact that I am not badgered to make immediate decisions

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Latest news and insights

What a Day!

By Hilary Carden on in Investment

Definitely a day to remember. So how has it been on this first “independence day”? So much information and opinion. In fact I’d say too overwhelming to really take it all in. It’s likely to go on for a long time yet. Naturally we’ve been watching the markets closely today. The FTSE100 as predicted was […]

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The Results are In – and we’re Out

By Hilary Carden on in Investment

Just 24 hours ago I was reading “As Britain goes to the polls to vote on the EU referendum, the odds on Brexit are plummeting to a new low “ Even as the polls closed last night Nigel Farage was conceding “it looks like Remain will edge it”. Well as we now know, the bookies […]

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In or Out: what are the implications for your investments?

By Hilary Carden on in Investment

With the UK’s referendum on EU membership imminent our Investment Director Michael Carden takes a look at some possible economic implications for a leave or remain outcome. Until now the markets have been surprisingly calm, particularly as the value of sterling relative to euro has been under pressure since the referendum announcement. However, the latest swings of […]

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