Month: October 2018

Generation Still Taxed

Numbers nearly double in the last two decades Finding the right vehicle for your retirement planning is essential, especially with so much choice on offer, frequent rule changes and distinct tax benefits to consider. The number of taxpaying pensioners has nearly doubled over the last two decades – and with talk of pensioners also being...

Financial protection

Families left in a precarious situation if the unforeseen were to happen We all put into place plans for our future, but making sure that you and your family can cope if you fall ill or die prematurely is something we can too easily put to one side. In particular, a recent study identified financial...

Cash may not be king

Pension savers risk a significant tax bill For most people over the age of 55, it is now possible to cash in or unlock all of your pension. How you take these benefits will depend on the type of scheme you have and how you want to take benefits. But concerns have been raised that...

Prestigious Award for Fairstone NI

Fairstone NI mortgage adviser Wanda Moore has won a coveted national industry award. Wanda has been named Mortgage Planner of the Year at the Money Management annual Financial Planner Awards, recognised as one of the most prestigious awards in the advice profession. Now in their 23rd year, the awards celebrate excellence within the financial planning...

Brexit and Global Markets Events

‘Brexit and Global Markets’ events.   The Economic Outlook for Brexit & Beyond Fairstone Financial Management, the UK’s largest corporate Chartered planning firm held an event at Grand Central Hotel, Belfast on Thursday 15th November 2018 to discuss the economic outlook over the next 12 months. The sessions looked at how the uncertainty around Brexit...