IFS Wealth & Pensions Ltd

Independent Financial Adviser  45 Rusper Road, Greater London, London, N22 6RA
First meeting at adviser's own cost
Chartered Financial Planners. We help clients achieve and maintain the lifestyle they want, without fear of running out of money.
We can advise you on
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Annuity purchase
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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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Pensions transfer
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SIPPs
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Bad credit
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Buy to let
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Buying first home
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High loan to value
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Mortgage protection
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Next home / Remortgaging
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Self-employed mortgages
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Wealth management
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Ethical investments
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ISA / Unit Trusts / OEICs
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Investing for income
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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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Estate 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
Response rating
9.0/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 28th June 2021
Meet our advisers
MR Ricky Chan BSc (Hons) FPFS AdvDipFA CMIFS
Director and Chartered Financial Planner

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of an ability to analyse financial protection planning issues.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the principles of equity release, the different types of schemes available and the circumstances where equity release is an appropriate solution for the customer.

This qualification helps advisers develop and demonstrate their financial planning capabilities. 

To achieve the Fellowship grade, individuals would be required to have 10 AFPC (Diploma) units or equivalent. This shows a commitment to continuous professional development.

To achieve the Associateship grade, individuals would be required to have 6 AFPC (Diploma) units or equivalent. This shows a commitment to continuous professional development.

Having achieved the APFS designation, advisers can go onto to achieve this recognisable benchmark of quality and ethical practice for financial services professionals, elevating financial planning and advice in the public eye to the same standing as other Chartered professions. The holder must demonstrate a combination of experience, financial qualifications, ongoing educational activity (continuous professional development) and ethical behaviour.

This examination assesses the candidate to develop in depth financial planning skills related to personal and corporate pensions.

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.

This qualification assesses a knowledge, understanding and application of the different types of long-term care insurance.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry, including regulation, legislation and the Code of Ethics.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of an ability to analyse pension and retirement planning issues.

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 investments and the management of investment portfolios.

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.

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

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.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of portfolio investment management. If passed before September 2010 QCF 3 after then QCF 4

This qualification develops advanced technical knowledge and understanding across a broad range of key advisory areas.

This qualification enables professional advisers to develop specialist planning capabilities, covers topics like: personal tax and trust, business financial, pension and investment planning.

This qualification is for those individuals that wish to undertake additional qualifications above the benchmark requirement and covers investment strategies, taxation, trusts and later life planning.

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

This qualification accesses the specialist knowledge and skills needed for advising on the transfer of safeguarded benefits

This qualification accesses the advanced skills needed for advising on income planning to those in and approaching retirement

Accreditations
Chartered Financial Planner
MR Alan Chan BSc (Hons) FPFS
Director and Chartered Financial Planner

This examination assesses the candidate to develop in depth financial planning skills related to business.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the principles of equity release, the different types of schemes available and the circumstances where equity release is an appropriate solution for the customer.

To achieve the Fellowship grade, individuals would be required to have 10 AFPC (Diploma) units or equivalent. This shows a commitment to continuous professional development.

To achieve the Associateship grade, individuals would be required to have 6 AFPC (Diploma) units or equivalent. This shows a commitment to continuous professional development.

Having achieved the APFS designation, advisers can go onto to achieve this recognisable benchmark of quality and ethical practice for financial services professionals, elevating financial planning and advice in the public eye to the same standing as other Chartered professions. The holder must demonstrate a combination of experience, financial qualifications, ongoing educational activity (continuous professional development) and ethical behaviour.

This examination assesses the candidate to develop in depth financial planning skills related to personal and corporate pensions.

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 qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of an ability to analyse pension and retirement planning issues.

This examination assesses the candidate to develop an understanding of the financial planning process when giving advice to clients.

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

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 analyse and apply financial information and portfolio management skills

This qualification assess a knowledge and understanding of the Financial Services environment, UK Financial Services and Regulation, the principles of investment, investment products, financial protection, retirement planning and investment advice knowledge.

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

This qualification accesses the specialist knowledge and skills needed for advising on the transfer of safeguarded benefits

Accreditations
Chartered Financial Planner
About us

We believe that life is not a rehearsal. You only have one chance to live it the way you want - there is no take two!

We regard financial planning as a journey to help you achieve your life goals. Our focus is not on gathering as many clients as possible but rather on making sure we evolve, adapt and continually strengthen the service we give to our clients. As such, we aim to work with like-minded clients who are prepared to embark on this journey with us.

Our services

"Professional advice that puts you first". When we founded IFS Wealth & Pensions, we decided to focus on looking after a small number of clients very well and provide them with nothing short of the very best advice. Being a family run business, we are very much focused on delivering personal service that you can trust.

Where to find us
Head office address: 45 Rusper Road, Greater London, London, N22 6RA
Preferred clients
Minimum wealth (income/assets)
£250,000
Minimum pension value
£100,000
Minimum mortgage value
£250,000
Special offers
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Offers terms
Advice methods
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    Telephone
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    Online (Live chat, video, email)
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    Face to face
Response rating
9.0/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 28th June 2021

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