Future Fuels

        IFAonline | 01 Oct 2010 | 14:22

        Future Capital Partners on their latest investment opportunity in the UK renewable energy sector: Future Fuels


        Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

        With the debate surrounding funding long term care in the run up to the last general election, few areas have been as topical or well publicized.

        IFAonline | 21 Jun 2010 | 12:03

        Absolute TAA Fund

        For investment professionals only. Not approved for use with customers.

        IFAonline | 21 Jun 2010 | 12:03

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      Looking back through archived IFAonline articles, this New Years resolution from Peter Welch at Bridgewater caught my eye

      IFAonline | 18 May 2010 | 18:11

      Partly Political Broadcast on Behalf of the Insurance Party

      With the belated arrival of televised debates onto the General Election scene – half a century after they debuted in the USA, it’s clear that presentation and communication skills will have an even greater influence on the eventual outcome as much as policy substance.

      IFAonline | 30 Apr 2010 | 07:03

      Scottish Widows Personal Pensions

      Clients now have a growing need for choice, flexibility and transparency when it comes to Personal Pensions.

      IFAonline | 06 Apr 2010 | 11:02

      SIPPs set to weather regulatory changes

      At first glance the pre-Budget report appeared to pose a major threat to SIPPs with the introduction of reduced tax incentives on personal pension contributions for those earning more than £150,000

      IFAonline | 19 Mar 2010 | 09:33

      Making New Business EaZier!

      Here at Zurich, we know you have a choice as to where you place your protection business. There are a number of providers who will offer you products at a low cost - indeed we understand this and whilst we’re not always the cheapest, we do believe we offer a proposition which should be compelling overall.

      IFAonline | 15 Mar 2010 | 14:33

      Protection Opportunities

      As we move into a new decade, there couldn’t be a better time for advisers to be looking at the protection needs of their clients, old and new.

      Cover | 01 Mar 2010 | 14:27

      The need is clear

      IFA’s, appreciate better than most, there has been a major change in the global markets, both in underlying fundamentals and in peoples’ perceptions and attitudes.

      IFAonline | 16 Feb 2010 | 10:06

      Help for new businesses

      Launching a new business is an exciting and rewarding experience, but nobody expects you to know everything about it right at the start. True, you're expected to know your own products and services, and the market in which you're operating. But there's much more to it than that

      IFAonline | 12 Feb 2010 | 16:45

      A New Horizon

      The mortgage market appears, perhaps more gently than we’d like, to be starting to display some of those green shoots of recovery.

      IFAonline | 08 Feb 2010 | 01:00
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      Structured Products and Diversification - Life after the FSA Review

      Reaction and debate rumbles on following the Financial Services Authority’s (FSA) review of advice given to clients who invested in Structured Investment Products (SIPs) backed by Lehman Brothers...

      IFAonline | 29 Jan 2010 | 16:24
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      Aviva’s Group Income Protection

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      IFAonline | 26 Jan 2010 | 16:46

      Cash: the forgotten element of SIPPS

      In the past 18 months, market volatility has seen a shift towards a greater proportion of SIPPs being held as cash as investors seek consistent returns and lower risk.

      IFAonline | 18 Jan 2010 | 16:08
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      Advising on Structured Products

      As many have commented on in recent months, the Structured Products market is currently enjoying somewhat of a renaissance in terms of sales volumes.

      IFAonline | 07 Dec 2009 | 10:12

      Annuity options – Making the right Income Choice

      Growth of the annuity market - Over the next five years, the ‘at retirement market' is predicted to grow to £23.1 billion, so it is hardly surprising that so many retirement products such as variable and fixed term annuities have launched into the annuity market in recent years.

      IFAonline | 19 Oct 2009 | 10:00

      It's ISA time for the 50s and over!

      If you are 50 years of age or celebrating your fiftieth birthday between 6 October 2009 and 5 April 2010 and have been considering putting a little bit more money away into an Individual Savings Account (ISA), now is the time to take advantage.

      IFAonline | 25 Aug 2009 | 10:30

      The third way has not lost its way

      Critics have been quick to predict a bleak outlook for third way providers following The Hartford's decision to withdraw from the UK market and further concerns around the cost of guarantees. However, all the signs are pointing towards a growing market and an even greater need for variable annuities as an effective way of mitigating the risks faced by today's retirees.

      Retirement Planner | 05 Jun 2009 | 01:00

      Keeping your retirement income options open

      With ever-increasing life expectancy, people are facing a longer retirement - potentially lasting 30 years or more. Managing a finite pot of money over this time would prove a challenge for most. Conventional retirement income products don't stand this test of time as people continue to live longer and have more active retirements.

      Retirement Planner | 11 Feb 2009 | 00:00


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