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The value of mortgage advice

Mortgage advice might not be for everyone, but for those clients who seek it out, it can be an invaluable service in helping them to strike a better deal. The role of a mortgage adviser is to work with a buyer in order to find them the best option for their circumstances. The main way...

Saving for a deposit

Help to Buy ISAs are now closed to new applicants. However, there are other options still available to first-time buyers.

Cultivate the art of patience

Avoid knee-jerk reactions by focusing on long-term investment objectives Creating and maintaining the right investment strategy plays a vital role in securing your financial future.


Make the most of your valuable allowances, reliefs and exemptions Once we enter January, the end of the 2019/20 tax year will be just over three months away.

For richer, for poorer

Pension and asset advice should be part of the divorce process Divorce – it’s one of the most difficult subjects to talk about.

The Help to Buy ISA deadline is looming

After 30th November 2019, potential first-time buyers will no longer be able to apply for a new Help to Buy ISA.

Fairstone (NI) Celebrates Success

We have had a number of educational successes this year, which highlight our commitment to professional progression and providing the best standards of practice within the financial planning sector.

New appointments and firm successes

We are delighted to announce the appointment of new members to our growing financial advisory and staff teams.

Taxing Times

‘Top 5’ list of planning areas – Using an allowance Making sure you use up any allowance you are entitled to is the first step to reducing the amount of tax you may be liable to pay. We’ve provided our top five list of planning areas to consider before 5 April 2020, the end of...

Protecting what matters

Protecting those dearest to us, and those financially dependent upon us If something should happen to you, the last thing you want is for you or your family to be worrying about money. One of the most important aspects of your financial planning should be to ensure that you’ve made provision for your family and...