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 qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry, including regulation, legislation and the Code of Ethics.
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.
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: 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.
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.
This qualification develops advanced technical knowledge and understanding across a broad range of key advisory areas.
At the end of the unit candidates should be able to understand the use of platforms in providing financial services, the legal regulatory environment in which they operate and the ability to assess the suitability of platforms in meeting client requirements
Our team brings a wealth of experience in helping our clients understand their finances. Each client's circumstances are different and we always take the time to understand your hopes and aspirations before putting together a financial plan to achieve your goals. We believe in simple straight forward financial advice in plain English..
We are dedicated to providing the best level of service we can.
Our team approach to looking after our clients means that every one of us knows every client.
Our clients really value the personal touch we bring.
As your adviser, our job is to give you answers to your financial questions in plain English, so you can make educated and informed decisions about your money.
We specialise in helping clients who are considering their retirement, or have actually retired and want help and guidance in managing their money through this process.
Using cash flow modelling we can help you work out how much money you will need in retirement. Importantly this will give you the confidence to have the best retirement you can possibly have and ensure that you will not run out of money.
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
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