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Wealth Creation

Spreading risk by accessing different types of assets Investing for the long-term means persisting through market swings. History shows that when people invest and stay invested, they’re more likely to earn positive returns in the long run. When markets start to fluctuate, it may be tempting to make financial decisions in reaction to changes to your portfolio. Investing in a pooled…

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Inheritance Tax

No longer something that only affects the very wealthy Inheritance Tax is no longer something that only affects the very wealthy, but the good news is that there are ways to limit the amount of Inheritance Tax your family may potentially face. When someone dies Inheritance Tax a tax charged on their estate above a certain value. A persons estate is…

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Building a diverse portfolio

Time, patience and making informed decisions Making sense of today’s market headwinds and building a diverse portfolio should be key priorities for all investors. Whether you have a lump sum to invest or want to invest regularly each month, it’s important to know your money is working hard for you. Growing your wealth is not something that happens automatically. It takes…

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2019/20 tax year updates

The key changes you need to know You want to pay the minimum amount of tax legally possible. We want that for you, too. The 2019/20 tax year started on 6 April and in general taxpayers will have more money in their pocket after increases to allowances came into force, but there are a few losers, in particular those selling shares…

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The Reigate office is moving to Redhill

Please note that, as of 1st July, the Reigate office in Bell Street will now be moving to: 2nd Floor Raven House 29 Linkfield Lane Redhill RH1 1SS   Russell cordially invites you to drop by for a coffee or arrange a review meeting at your convenience! Call: 07824 810522

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Money’s too tight to mention…

Don’t let inflation reduce the value of your investment returns Inflation can have a significant impact on our finances in a number of ways. But what exactly does it mean? And what impact could it have on our savings and investments? It’s important to understand how inflation works, as well as the effects it has on our financial planning. As the…

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Improving your retirement income

Looking forward to having more time to explore faraway places? Retirement is a time for you to do the things you’ve always wanted to do. Perhaps you’re looking forward to having more time to explore faraway places. Or maybe you dream of simply waking up each day and doing whatever takes your fancy. However you see your future, it helps to…

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Breaking up is hard!

How much money will you will need to live on later in life? Divorce is undoubtedly one of the most difficult subjects to talk about. When relationships come to an end, there are so many things to consider – children, home and support are naturally the first things you would focus on. In fact, when you begin the process of separating…

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Tax action

Getting your tax affairs in order before 5 April This time of year is your last chance to get your tax affairs in order before the end of the 2018/19 tax year. We’ve provided a summary of some key tax and financial planning areas which may be appropriate to certain taxpayers and should be considered prior to the end of the…

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Spring into action

Taking a closer look at what you’re spending as a family can help make significant savings It will not be too long before spring is finally upon us, and those winter months (even though we’ve had a really mild winter) will start to become a distant memory. But with spring comes a new tax year – the 2019/20 tax year is…

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