Brian Dodds (Carrick Financial Management Ltd)

Independent Financial Adviser  31, Shire Farm Grove,, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 8XP
First meeting at adviser's own cost
Helping you make sense of pensions and investments, in a professional, friendly manner. First meeting is free with no obligation.
We can advise you on
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Annuity purchase
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Auto enrolment
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Pension consolidation
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Pension drawdown
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Pensions & divorce
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Pensions & retirement planning
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Pensions review
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SIPPs
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Stakeholder
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Buy my next home
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Buy to let
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Buying first home
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Flexible mortgages
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High loan to value
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Next home / Remortgaging
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Right to buy
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Self-employed mortgages
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Wealth management
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ISA / Unit Trusts / OEICs
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Investing for income
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Investment trusts
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OEICs
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Offshore investments
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Socially responsible investments
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Unit trusts
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Lump sum
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National savings
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Regular savings
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Savings for children
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School fees planning
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Accident & sickness
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Buildings and contents
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Critical illness
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Healthcare
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Income protection insurance
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Life insurance
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Payment protection insurance
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Capital gains tax
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Estate planning
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Income tax
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Taxation planning
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Employee benefits
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Group Pension/Stakeholder
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Group Protection/Life Insurance
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Group critical illness
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Group income protection
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Group life insurance
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Long term care
Response rating
9.3/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 14th September 2020
Meet our advisers
Brian Dodds CeMAP DipFA MIFS
Senior Adviser

This qualification assesses the understanding of the commercial and regulatory financial services environment, the role and legal obligations of regulated advisers and key concepts of risk and ethics.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry, mortgage products, repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice.

The Diploma enhances knowledge in core areas such as regulation, investment principles, risk, taxation and personal financial planning using real-life scenarios to develop the essential skills to apply this technical knowledge in practice

To achieve the CertPFS (DM) and individual needs to pass 2 diploma units in Regulation and ethics and Discretionary Investment Management

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of recent pension reforms and how the changes impact at-retirement advice.

About us

At Carrick Financial Management, we offer an extensive range of expertise and financial specialisms, to which all of our clients have access. Our team of highly qualified advisors has a combined 120 years of experience, ensuring that all our clients financial objectives can by realised through relevant solutions. We provide flexible, face to face to appointments in your home, our office or your own workplace, to suit your lifestyle. The initial appointment to assess your needs, is at our expense.

Our services

We provide a thorough, professional and friendly, financial advice service to all our clients, and the principle which has underpinned our approach is to ask ourselves, 'How would we want to be treated in this matter'. Any advice provided, or products recommended are fully researched to ensure our clients are consistently receiving quality and value for money in line with their requirements.

Where to find us
Head office address: 31, Shire Farm Grove,, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 8XP
Preferred clients
Minimum wealth (income/assets)
£20,000
Minimum pension value
£20,000
Minimum mortgage value
£0
Advice methods
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    Telephone
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    Face to face
Response rating
9.3/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 14th September 2020

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