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  • Some frequently asked questions about the current investment situation

    In this ever changing situation we are receiving e-mails from all the fund managers and investment companies on an hourly basis. I wanted to share this from Aberdeen

  • 18 March 2020

    We are here for you

    By FMB

    Message from FMB Managing Director, Liz Beavis

    As you know from the many conversations with your Financial Planner over the years, we always take a long term view of investing. We tell people to sit tight in a crisis and certainly do not

  • 02 March 2020

    Corona Virus Update

    By FMB

    We are a bit like a stuck record every time there is some kind of uncertainty which threatens economic disaster. At the risk of being repetitive I will lay out our key investment principles at FMB. Of course we are always here to chat with

  • 25 February 2020

    Pension Allowance Breaches Surge...

    By FMB

    HMRC data has revealed a significant increase in the total value of pension contributions exceeding the annual allowance, with more and more people falling foul of the complex rules and regulations.

    The latest personal pension statistics,

  • All companies have a budget for marketing and FMB is no different. We took a view some years ago, not to use it to pay for listings on external websites. We do have a free listing on Unbiased, the portal for consumers. This is a website to

  • 20 February 2020

    A safe bet?

    By FMB

    The government has announced that it is going to lower the Premium Bond rate from 1.4% to 1.3% from May.

    For many years it was a given that it was worth having some investment in National Savings. The tax treatment was favourable and they

  • Money! But it's not about how much you have!

    It always fascinates me listening to other couples talking about how they manage their finances. That is if they are willing to share; talking about money is almost as taboo as talking about

  • On Thursday, FMB Directors Ruth Power and Gill Forrester were among the 350 advisers and other members of the financial services community packed into The Brewery in Central London for the 2020 Professional Adviser Awards. 

    After being

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