Getting ready to retire?

Bolstering your retirement lifestyle as you approach retirement? Have you ever wondered what you need to consider as you approach retirement? Whatever your concept of what is a good pension pot, one certainty is that relying on the State Pension alone will not give you a good enough pension to live on comfortably through your…

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Less than one month to beat the ISA deadline

Time to give your financial future a boost? Savers and investors have less than one month to use the £20,000 they can put into their tax-efficient Individual Savings Account (ISA) before the end of the financial year on 5th April. The current tax year started on 6th April 2021 and ends on 5th April 2022.…

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Compliance Assistant Job Opportunity

About Truly Independent Founded in 2010, Truly Independent Ltd is a firm of experienced Independent Financial Advisers. We are strong believers that everyone should have access to financial advice that is not governed or influenced by others. We have an extensive level of knowledge, experience, and expertise, and the freedom to research the whole market…

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TIPS Financial Magazine Mar/Apr Edition 2022

Welcome to our March/April 2022 magazine. Inside, we look at why now is the time to make sure you protect your wealth. The word ‘inflation’ had barely featured in the market’s vocabulary in the last three decades until it suddenly started to come back with a vengeance in 2021. As higher inflation looks set to…

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Saving for a rainy day

What’s the right emergency fund amount for you? An emergency fund is money you put aside to cover a financial shock. This could be losing your job, or a large, unexpected expense. Building an emergency fund can help prevent you needing to borrow money or make difficult financial decisions in those moments, by giving you…

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Matthew Fitt joins Truly Independent

We are delighted to welcome independent financial adviser, Matthew Fitt to the Truly Independent team. We now have over 70 advisers located throughout the UK and are on target to hit our goal of 100 advisers. Matthew is an Independent Financial Adviser in Exeter. He provides personalised independent financial advice to help you achieve your…

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Across the generations

Pandemic forces people to reassess their finances. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every part of our lives and continues to have a widespread impact across all aspects of financial life, including retirement plans. Life in lockdown prompted many people to adjust their priorities, for example, to move nearer to family, take staggered retirement or retire…

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The importance of financial protection

Fear, worry and stress are normal responses to perceived or real threats, and at times when we are faced with uncertainty or the unknown. So it is normal and understandable that people are experiencing fear in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. New research reveals that only a small proportion of people notify their insurer…

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Mind the pension gender gap

Women are being urged to think about their long term savings Imagine reaching retirement age and discovering that, despite years of saving, you don’t have enough money to get by. Worse still, suppose you’re unable to pay for the right kind of care in your old age. If you and your partner separate or your…

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