Buy-to-let income part of any balanced portfolio?

December 14, 2018

As we have said before property, is always part of any balanced portfolio. Despite all the changes in the buy-to-let sector, it would seem that income for landlords especially those with property in London were thriving. Private landlords residing in the capital saw £7 billion in total revenue from their residential property investments in the year to April 5 2018, up by 6.4% from the previous ye... more >

Who wants compulsory pension saving?

December 12, 2018

Enable’s experienced IFA’s of Bishop’s Stortford is in favour of mandatory pension contributions as are two-thirds of British adults according to some new research. The data was gathered from pensions consultants LCP and research analysts YouGov. In addition, the figures suggest that for those aged 55 or over compulsory pension saving is an even better idea as those in favour rises to over t... more >

What could be nicer than a luxury Artisan hamper this Christmas?

November 29, 2018

This Christmas Enable' IFA's in Bishop's Stortford, in association with Grove Cottage Mencap are offering one lucky winner the chance to win a luxury Artisan hamper.  One lucky winner will receive a luxury Artisan Lane hamper filled with a selection of unique foods from local producers. Worth £105, it will be delivered to the winner’s door just by Liking, following and sharing their FB page ... more >

Financial education vital for financial planning

November 20, 2018

Enable’s IFAs in Bishop’s Stortford know that financial education is vital for successful financial planning. Recently two surveys carried out for the Talk Money Week campaign have highlighted the poor state of financial education in the UK. Sadly way too many adults believe their money education and that of their children undermines their ability to plan financially. Wealth Manager Quilter... more >

Retirement finance planning

November 18, 2018

Enable’s IFAs in Bishops Stortford are always supporting clients to make sure they are planning for retirement. Some new research has found that nearly half of UK adults (44%) think that they will not be able to save enough in their pension to enjoy their “ideal retirement.” Many of us have big retirement dreams of spending time doing more of what we want. Despite the overall pessimism Mi... more >

Does Brexit offer a new financial rulebook?

November 9, 2018

Does Brexit really offer a new financial rulebook? Some say it offers the chance to rewrite the rules of financial services and some wealth managers are hoping a number of regulations will be scrapped. Enable’s experienced IFA’s of Bishops Stortford can help you navigate the changes Brexit may have on your wealth management. For Ben Yearsley, a director at Shore Financial Planning, the firs... more >

What are smart-beta products?

November 4, 2018

Enable’s IFA's in Bishop's Stortford offer wealth management services to help you stay ahead of your finances. What are smart-beta products and what factors are stopping the adoption of smart-beta products in financial management? According to Invesco's annual smart-beta survey, “internal capability, a limited range of products and a lack of belief in the theory are factor investing's three... more >

Pension cash issues

With all the pension freedoms introduced in 2015 offering people in their 50s tax-free cash, there has been a move towards more self-invested personal pensions(Sipps). But Enable's IFA's know that a well-managed pension fund or wealth management portfolio is invaluable. Managing investments without much investment expertise or experience can lead to poor decisions with dire consequences for them. ... more >

Budget bonuses

November 1, 2018

So the chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered some budget bonuses claiming that the era of austerity was nearing an end. Enables IFAs of Bishops Stortford can help you make the most of the budget changes. His key announcements that relate to tax are that he will be raising the basic tax rate threshold. The basic rate had only just been increased to £11,850 in April it will now be boosted to ... more >

Reviewing your Investments?

October 24, 2018

It can be difficult to know what to do with your investments in turbulent times. Enable’s IFA's in Bishop's Stortford tend to hold with the notion of diversification in any financial portfolio is the best cause of actions. And caution is always wise in financial management. It makes sense to regularly review your investments even more so in the decade on since turmoil in the US subprime mortgage... more >