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How much does financial advice cost?

Published on September 25, 2019 by TFP Team Category: Financial planning

The cost of financial advice isn’t quite as simple as quoting a pounds and pence figure. We asked our financial planner Casey to explain… How much does financial advice cost? This is typically one of the first questions a prospective new client asks once they have outlined what problems they are trying to solve. However,

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Exams, awards and guest articles – your TFP team update

Published on September 19, 2019 by TFP Team Category: TFP updates

With a growing and thriving team, there’s always plenty of new things going on at the TFP offices! So, here’s your guide to everything that’s been happening over the last month, including a book recommendation, a prestigious award nomination and a work-versary. Read Casey’s guest article on New Model Adviser Last month, we looked at

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7 tips to increase your physical activity as you get older

Published on September 19, 2019 by TFP Team Category: Your life

Official UK guidelines say that adults should do 150 minutes of moderate activity, or 75 minutes of vigorous activity, every week. However, according to the Health Survey for England in 2016, 34% of men and 42% of women are not hitting the aerobic exercise targets. The Daily Telegraph also reports that ‘it’s been estimated that almost

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How to focus on the things you can control and that matter

Published on September 19, 2019 by TFP Team Category: Personal development

You may not immediately recognise Reinhold Niebuhr’s Serenity Prayer but it’s likely that, at some time, you will have heard it. God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference. Many people spend a lot of time and energy

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Why ‘retire and take your pension’ is a broken concept

Published on September 19, 2019 by TFP Team Category: Financial planning & Retirement

The concept of “I’m going to retire and take my pension” is fundamentally broken. That’s the opinion of our financial planner, Dan. Keep reading to find out why… Retirement and pensions, as they have been traditionally portrayed and are still thought about by many, are obsolete. No one should just ‘retire’ and no one should

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Quarterly Economic Commentary – Q2 2019

Published on August 23, 2019 by TFP Team Category: Quarterly Economic Commentary

Over the last three months, the UK economy has decelerated amid a deteriorating global economic backdrop and continued Brexit uncertainty. During the same period, the manufacturing sector saw a large fall in output, investment slumped, and inventories started to unwind. Overall, a modest contraction in UK growth in Q2 seems likely. The Bank of England

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