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Landlords: Three New Tax Changes to Know About

Buy-to-Let landlords face big tax changes as the government looks to disincentivise multiple property ownership. There are three main areas in which the government hopes to affect change: Wear and Tear Allowance, Mortgage Interest Relief and Stamp Duty Land Tax.

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How Brexit Will Affect Your Money

Now that the nation has voted to leave the European Union, many of our clients will have questions about what this means for them and their financial futures. If you feel uncertain about the immediate future following Brexit, here is what our chartered financial planners foresee playing out over the next months and years.

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Companies with Famous Employee Perks

Giving your employees great perks for working with your company is more than just a way to incentivise them to perform better. The right employee benefits can help raise your organisation’s profile, improve employee retention and attract the best new recruits.

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Should I Save into My Lifetime ISA or My Workplace Pension?

With the state pension waning and workplace pensions becoming obligatory, it hasn’t been explicitly stated, but it seems clear that the Government’s plan to provide for a rapidly ageing UK population is to have people directly pay for more and more of their own pension savings.

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How Would Brexit Affect Your Financial Future?

Being a good financial planner means being prepared for the future. With the EU referendum looming over the UK, our financial planners have been examining just how the EU referendum might affect gpfm’s wealth management clients.

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Where to Find Financial Advice for Later Life

Growing older presents a special set of financial problems to deal with. Your income may drop; you will want to withdraw savings and cash-in on investments; you’ll need to start planning how best to pass on your estate to your loved ones.

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What Is a Chartered Financial Planner?

At gpfm, we are one of only 700 Chartered Financial Planners in the UK – but what does it mean if someone is a chartered financial planner? How does a professional become chartered? And why is working with a chartered financial planner better for you, the client?

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Six Small Lifestyle Changes to Boost Your Savings

We’re all looking for ways to add to our monthly savings. Here’s a look at how a few small behaviour changes could add up to a big difference to your savings.

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What Is Key Person Insurance?

Key person insurance could be the difference between the life and death of your business: it really is that important. Here, our financial planners explain just what key person insurance is, how it can benefit your company and which businesses are most in need of it.

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How to Retire Early

Retiring early is a goal many of us wish to achieve. The chance to stop working, pursue other interests and spend time with family make early retirement an attractive option for those who can afford it.

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