This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry, lifetime mortgage products, repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice.
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.
To achieve DipPFS individuals must achieve 140 credits. At least 80 credits must be at Diploma or AFPC level.
This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of the legislative and regulatory position of home reversion plans and their place in the advice process.
At the end of this unit, candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the: main tax and legal frameworks that govern the accumulation phase of building up retirement benefits under registered pension schemes; features of defined contribution and defined benefit pensions; choices faced by early leavers and use of transfer value analysis; State retirement benefits available, including the risks and suitability of contracting out of the State Second Pension.
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.
At the end of this unit, candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of: how the economic environment and individual company performance affects investment performance and investment decision making; how risk is measured and managed; the main principles governing how to construct an investment portfolio; the range of investment management services, how their performance is evaluated and their regulatory environment.
I am currently a partner with True Potential Wealth Management and have been for the last 3 years. I have been working in Financial Services for over 20 years.
Fiona Parkinson is a registered individual of True Potential Wealth Management which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FNR number 529810.
We offer advice on limited types of Products. Primarily, we will advise you on Strategy Funds and tax wrappers held on the True Potential Investments Wealth Platform. In circumstances where the Platform does not have a product to meet your needs, we will broaden our research to other companies with products not available on the True Potential Wealth Platform. You may ask us for a list of those companies.
Investments can fluctuate in value and investors may not get back the amount they invest. Tax treatment is dependent upon individual circumstances and may be subject to change in the future.
Non-investment protection contracts
We offer non-investment protection products (e.g. term assurance, income protection, critical illness and buildings, and contents)
We take the time to fully understand our client's situation at our first meeting. From there we will discuss our client's aspirations and needs. What we learn from them forms the foundation for our future analysis and recommendations. We use the latest technology to ensure that our clients become better informed, confident and empowered to reach their financial goals. We provide quality bespoke advice across all areas of the financial spectrum including retirement and investment planning, mortgage and insurance needs and tax planning including inheritance tax advice.
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