We were one of the first firms of Independent Financial Advisers in the UK to achieve the accreditation "Chartered Financial Planners", a status which we are justifiably very proud of. We have some of the most highly qualified individuals in the country working for us to provide the most appropriate advice that meet clients' individual needs.
As an independent Financial Adviser we provide you with an unbiased, whole of market guidance and market insight in order for you to make the best and most informed financial decisions to suit your individual circumstances.
Since 1971 Lowes has provided Independent Financial Advice to tens of thousands of people throughout the United Kingdom, this advice extends to myriad of different services and investments and whilst we are renowned for our expertise in the field of structured products, this is just one area.
HM Revenue and Customs reported a record high for inheritance tax receipts for the last tax year and to date they are reporting further year on year increases. This has been an upward trend over the past decade, since the inheritance tax nil rate band was frozen at £325,000.
Research has found that, on average, people expected to reach around age 82 and remain healthy and active until around 77 years old.
The review showcases how the sector has evolved over the decade following the financial crisis of 2008.
In the first of two blogs, Lowes Consultant Nicola Wrightson discusses the importance of planning for long-term care.
Research by Life Assurer Aegon reveals that 38% of individuals are not confident about their ability to retire comfortably, with many in the dark when it comes to their pension savings and arrangements for funding their retirement.
I am turning my attention to an area where as Independent Financial Advisers we can have an impact and that is in avoiding bad deal investments.