What’s happening out there in the international financial markets? How will these changes affect you and your family? What new products are coming on the market? Are they any good? How do existing products really work?  Keep up with my financial advice based blog.

FIVE FINANCIAL FUNDAMENTALS FOR 2017

2017 is now upon us and the New Year is the perfect time to try and get your finances in order. Here are five financial fundamentals to get you off to a kick- start.

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AES awarded global best practice firm of the year 2016!

We are extremely proud to announce that AES International have been announced as Global Best Practice Adviser Firm of the Year 2016 by International Adviser, in their Best Practice Adviser Awards. 

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Key points from the Autumn Statement

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond yesterday (23rd November 2016) delivered the last ever Autumn Statement, where the concept has now been abolished, and replaced by an Autumn Budget. 

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Active v’s passive investing

One of the most important questions any investor should ask themselves, is whether to take an active or passive approach when selecting the investments that will sit within a portfolio.

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Brexit

The UK stock market and the pound had both rallied strongly over the past week in anticipation of a Remain vote. But with the ‘out’ vote cast, as predicted market reactions have been dramatic. Most equity markets are down 5-10%  (at time of writing) and the Pound went into free fall overnight in one of the most dramatic major currency movements in recent history.

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