MHA Monahans Wealth Management

Independent Financial Adviser  38-42 Newport Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 3DR
First meeting at adviser's own cost
Our Chartered status is a reflection of the quality of independent financial advice we provide.
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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Pensions transfer
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SIPPs
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Stakeholder
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Buy my next home
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Equity release
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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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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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Critical illness
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Income protection insurance
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Life 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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Corporate pension
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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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Group risk
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Stockbroking services
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Long term care
Response rating
10/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 14th September 2020
Meet our advisers
Jacob Rudman Chartered Financial Planner
Senior Consultant

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 financial services industry, including regulation, legislation and the Code of Ethics.

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.

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 examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of investment products and the risks involved.

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

Accreditations
Chartered Financial Planner
Joanne Dale DipPFS
Financial Consultant

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of investment products and the application of the investment advice process.

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 UK taxation system, and the ability to analyse the taxation treatment of individuals and trusts during the investment advice process.

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

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

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 exam accesses understanding of key retail financial products such as savings, investments and tax wrappers.

What our clients say
Many thanks for your fantastically efficient and clear advice
Mr Bebb, Bitton
My adviser understood my affairs precisely and was extremely helpful in attending to my business
Mr Kinslow, Bath
A very helpful & friendly attitude and would definitely use Monahans again and would recommend them to family and friends
Ms King, Wiltshire
About us

Monahans aim to provide an individual service for each of our clients ensuring that our advice is consistent with your long term goals. We concentrate on established areas of financial planning such as Tax Reduction, Retirement Planning, Financial Independence, Inheritance Tax Planning and Investment Advice. We aim to provide expertise and ongoing advice and we will review, on request, your existing arrangements to ensure they are in line with your long term goals.

Our services

In 2007 we were one of the first IFAs to achieve Chartered Status.

We offer advice to all types of private and business clients. We have professional connections across the regions and our clients extend throughout the UK.

As IFAs, we provide the very best solution to any financial requirements you may have. We aim to create a long-term relationship with you, working to understand your requirements, enabling us to provide individual guidance without bias.

What makes us different is the personal way we deal with our clients. Every financial plan we recommend is tailored specifically to that person's needs.

Where to find us
Head office address: 38-42 Newport Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 3DR
Preferred clients
Minimum wealth (income/assets)
£250,000
Minimum pension value
£100,000
Minimum mortgage value
£0
Advice methods
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    Telephone
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    Face to face
Response rating
10/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 14th September 2020

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