Strategic Solutions Chartered Financial Planners

Independent Financial Adviser  2 Stour Drive, Wareham, BH20 4EW
First meeting at adviser's own cost
Strategic Solutions is a Chartered Firm of independent financial advisers providing straightforward advice making complex decisions easy to understand.
We can advise you on
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Annuity purchase
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Auto enrolment
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Defined benefit
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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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Equity release
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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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Unit trusts
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Lump sum
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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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Critical illness
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Healthcare
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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 ISA
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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 private medical insurance
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Group risk
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Long term care
Response rating
7.0/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 13th September 2021
Meet our advisers
Mr Allan Cruse
Chartered Financial Planner & Chartered Wealth Manager

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

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

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

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.

At the end of this unit, candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of: the main legal forms of business and how they are set up and managed; the consequences of bankruptcy or insolvency; business accounts and financial controls; the taxation of each type of business entity, its owners and employees; the main legal responsibilities businesses have to employees, suppliers and customers.

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 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 personal tax and trusts.

This examination assessed specialist supervisory knowledge and skills in the regulatory environment.

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.

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.

At the end of this unit, candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the: legal principles associated with the creation and management of a trust; main types of trusts that are common in the UK; taxation considerations relevant to trusts.

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.

Accreditations
Chartered Financial Planner Later Life Accredited Adviser Retirement advice standard
About us

Strategic Solutions originated from the joining together of the four senior principals who have each been involved in the financial services industry for the last twenty years. All our advisers are very experienced and have been helping clients navigate complex financial markets and the ever changing legislative landscape over the last few decades.

With offices on the South coast, we provide impartial, unbiased and objective financial advice

Our services

As a Chartered Firm of independent financial advisers we recognise the importance of ensuring the advice you receive is specific to your own requirements. We know that receiving financial advice can seem daunting and complex which is why we strive to make sure that you receive straightforward advice which is easy for you to understand and more importantly to put into practice.

Our service is built around developing long-term relationships that enable us to provide you with a strategy that can adapt to your changing requirements and needs.

Where to find us
Head office address: 2 Stour Drive, Wareham, BH20 4EW
Service coverage
Preferred clients
Minimum wealth (income/assets)
£101,000
Minimum pension value
£251,000
Minimum mortgage value
£0
Special offers
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Advice methods
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    Online (Live chat, video, email)
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    Face to face
Response rating
7.0/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 13th September 2021

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