An overview with Guy Myles

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Could you benefit from a Defined Benefit Transfer?

Defined Benefit pensions, or Final Salary schemes as they were traditionally known, are a hot topic in financial advice. For years, DB pensions have been the ‘gold standard’ of pension provisions, in which the company you worked for during most of your life looked after you throughout your retirement. Reasons why Defined Benefit pensions are...

Investment Committee Update: US Treasuries

One of the key changes we have made in 2018 has been the inclusion of United States government bonds to the Flying Colours portfolios. The investment enhances the profile of our portfolios in several ways and I would like to share some of these with you. Firstly, and most obviously, the US Treasury market is offering investors a superior...

Market overview: First Quarter 2018

The first quarter of 2018 was challenging, with equities and fixed income both enduring a difficult period. Under the influence of widespread headwinds, there were few areas of the market that protected investors capital, although traditionally defensive assets like UK gilts and cash were flat over the period. What is interesting is that the...

Financial advice in divorce

Independent financial adviser, Sarah Arora, talks us through the key financial issues that affect those in divorce.Learn how to avoid the pitfalls and best prepare for your next phase of life. Divorce affects many people at some point in life and, as well as the emotional upheaval it causes, it can leave people - of both sexes - financially...

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