This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of investment products and the application of the investment advice process.
This qualification assessed the knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry together with types of mortgage products and repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice.
This examination assessed a knowledge and understanding of the UK tax system, the law and practice of trusts, but also an ability to advise individual clients on the tax treatment of their investments and the use of trusts to meet their current and foreseeable future needs.
This examination enhanced general pension knowledge, particularly in pension transfers and opt-out business.
To achieve DipPFS individuals must achieve 140 credits. At least 80 credits must be at Diploma or AFPC level.
This examination assesses the candidate to develop an understanding of the financial planning process when giving advice to clients.
This examination assesses the candidate to develop in depth financial planning skills related to personal tax and trusts.
This examination assessed the knowledge and understanding of economic factors that affect risk from different investments, product features and regulatory framework of retail investments, taxation liabilities and portfolio planning.
This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of the different types of equity release products, risks to the consumer associated with equity release and application of suitable equity release solutions according to the circumstances of different customers.
At the end of this unit, candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the: process of decumulating pension funds and the main issues for clients and advisers; main choices facing members of pensions schemes during decumulation; features, risks and tax treatment of the secured pension option; features, risks and tax treatment of the unsecured pension option; features, risks and tax treatment of phased retirement; features, risks and tax treatment of the alternatively secured pension option.
This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry, long term care insurance products and the giving of long term care insurance advice.
At the end of this unit, candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of: the basic structure of the tax system and self-assessment; the main taxes on income and capital that may be charged on individuals, the self-assessment system and how tax liabilities are computed; impact of residence and domicile on an individuals liability to UK tax.
This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of recent pension reforms and how the changes impact at-retirement advice.
ANA Financial has more than 25 years professional practice, in delivering the “art of the possible” to clients.
We consider our approach to be a large part in delivering the Client's ongoing need for constructive and helpful advice, without losing sight that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
The initial meeting is held at our cost and without obligation.
We fully appreciate entrusting a planner to help with your financial affairs requires a leap of faith.
That's why we will listen to you, to understand what you want and then show you how to achieve it, via a tailor-made plan.
Working at your pace, we explain our recommendations in clear, simple terms, believing simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Then having agreed and implemented your plan, we meet regularly to ensure everything remains on course - literally running to plan.
It is only in this way that we can build an effective, long term relationship with you.
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