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Trump Wins!!! What will this mean for our finances?

How will Trump’s win affect the UK? As the world reacts to Trumps victory, many of us here in the UK are asking how this is going to affect us.  Especially post-Brexit. Being in Cornwall, we often feel we are slightly sheltered from certain world events, so many of us are asking how will we […]


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Protection Product to be launched by Royal London

Could this be the Protection that Diabetics have been waiting for?….. Local Cornish radio station Pirate FM recently stated that almost 60 thousand people in Cornwall are at risk of developing diabetes, and in 2013 in Truro over 100 people were referred to their doctor after a free test found they could be at risk […]


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Private Medical Insurance

How will the latest changes by the Financial Conduct Authority affect me? What’s the The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently issued new guidance to the insurance industry, including brokers, requiring them to encourage clients to shop around.   The FCA’s Consultation Paper said that its proposals were intended to address concerns about levels of […]


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Group Income Protection (GIP)

What is GIP? An underused but beneficial policy for both the employer and the employee which pays out an income when an employee is unable to work due to illness or injury. Group Income Protection is well known with larger companies, but is perhaps lesser known amongst SMEs. This can benefit the SME owner by […]


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August overview on global markets

August overview Let us start at home. As you are all probably aware the UK cut its interest rates from 0.5% to 0.25%. The lowest level interest rates have ever been. The move by the Bank of England was widely anticipated by investors. In addition to the economic decision to cut rates The Bank of […]


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The week in focus

This Week Specialist’s plastic group Carclo has announced that it is likely it will have to stop its dividend to save its financial reserves which it needs for the company’s pension liabilities. The board announced “Subsequent to the EU Referendum result on 23 June 2016, corporate bond yields have decreased materially in the UK and, […]


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1 in 3 families living month to month

Do you have more than a months savings? A study by Shelter suggests that 1 in 3 families in England could not pay their rent or mortgage for more than a month if they lost their job or were unable to work. Shelter cites high housing costs, the welfare system and lack of personal savings […]


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Big news – Bank of England cuts rates

The Bank of England has cut interest rates for the first time since 2009 So there we have it. The Bank of England has followed up on Carney’s speech when he told markets “monetary policy easing” would be required this summer if UK voted to leave the EU by cutting interest rates to 0.25%. Which […]


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Renters Facing Rising rent and unemployment

Millions facing a ‘Toxic Cocktail’ New research from Royal London highlights that soaring levels of rent and a post-referendum rise in unemployment could create a ‘toxic cocktail’ for millions of renters due large gaps in the housing benefit ‘safety net’. This applies just as much in Cornwall as anywhere else. The research paper, called Renters […]


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Financial Advice Overview

Are you looking for a financial adviser in Truro? Advisors who cover the Cornwall area? We created this site to help you find a financial adviser who can work with you to build a financial solution tailored to your needs. Financial advice covers many areas including pensions, investments, savings, retirement options, tax and trusts, mortgages […]