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Binfield Lighthouse – our Charity Contribution 2020

For our charity contribution this year, we will be supporting Binfield Lighthouse with food parcels.  They are a local group who voluntarily support people by preparing meals and tuck bags etc so that they can be cooked easily either in their … Continue reading

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Retired women could be owed millions in underpaid state pensions

Older women are being warned that they should check for a missing ‘marriage uplift’ that could be worth £10,000 or more, following a series of mistakes. Under old state pension rules, there was a promise to pay married women a … Continue reading

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Should I change my pensions and investments in light of the COVID-19 pandemic?

These are incredibly difficult times for us all. Our way of life has been turned upside down and many of us have experienced a huge impact on our livelihoods and personal wealth. Much of what we took for granted, from … Continue reading

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Does Your Offshore Investment Policy Cost You the Earth?

Offshore investment policies can be a great way to boost your wealth if you are an expat. However, timing is key, so it’s always best to arrange your policy before you move abroad. Some policies have been known to come … Continue reading

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Get involved with our Reverse Advent calendar food bank scheme this Christmas

In a bid to help those in need this Christmas, we are encouraging our clients to get involved with the Paradigm Reverse Advent calendar scheme. We are supporting our local food bank in Bracknell and would love it if you could find … Continue reading

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Can looking after your grandchildren help to pay your pension?

  Over the past decade or so, family dynamics have changed fundamentally. Parents with adult children are increasingly sharing their homes with their offspring well into their 20s and 30s. With the housing ladder beyond the reach of so many … Continue reading

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What happens to my life insurance if I don’t die?

Taking out life insurance is one of those things that most people realise they should be doing at some point in their lives. For many, this is when they make a major life-changing commitment, such as buying a house, getting … Continue reading

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Common Financial Mistakes Made in Retirement

In my line of work, as an independent financial advisor (IFA), I have the pleasure of speaking to people at all stages of their financial life. Some are just beginning to consider major decisions like pensions and investment, while others … Continue reading

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A guide to deciding your investment risk profile

Whether you are reviewing your pension or looking to invest for the first time, the amount of risk you are willing to take is one of the main decisions you need to make. As most people know, investing wisely is … Continue reading

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