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Should you cash in your final salary pension?

Transfer values are hitting record highs after Brexit vote A final salary pension scheme has long been regarded as the gold-plated route to a comfortable retirement. But since the Brexit vote, some financial advisers and their clients are thinking the previously unthinkable. With cash transfer valuations hitting record highs, it seems there has never been a better time to cash in. On the whole, Brexit-related market turbulence has been bad news for pension savers nearing retirement who are seeking a secure…

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Markets are betting on the wrong Brexit outcome, says BlackRock’s Rosenberg

Jeffrey Rosenberg explains why bonds should be an integral part to your portfolio.  Even with todays low yields.   Brexit shows value of bonds: Jeffrey Rosenberg 22 Hours Ago | 02:59 The most likely outcome after a British vote to exit from the European Union is a Norway-style “Brexit lite,” according to Jeff Rosenberg, chief investment strategist for fixed income at BlackRock. While Norway is not a member of the EU, it participates in the single market on the same terms as…

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BREXIT Do not panic and take advantage of the situtation

Now that we have a decision, after two long campaigns, we can start to move on and ensure the UK is stronger than ever and remains to be a vital member of Europe.  How have our portfolios been affected? They Got It Wrong All of the major banks and institutions who priced in a remain vote this week, got it completely wrong.  Rather than be patient and wait for the decision they took a gamble and as a result the…

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Who wants to be a millionaire?

While living in the UK for most to be a member of the wealthy 1% is nothing more than a dream.  We hope that one day maybe we will win the lottery or scoop a jackpot on a TV Show.  Well if you are an expatriate living here in Switzerland why not make this dream a reality? Whether you are here for a 5 year period or looking to settle down and retire here in Switzerland you should still be…

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UK REMAINS A SAFE HAVEN IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

Global economic volatility means investors are increasingly looking to property opportunities in stable UK markets, where non-traditional areas are offering excellent return potential. Although the economic outlook for the year ahead may be uncertain, past performance has shown steady growth in property investment activity during economic downturns. When coupled with the sustained low interest rate situation and the positive effect that has on mortgage financing possibilities, this can mean good prospects for investment returns. Taking London as an example, while…

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