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General Election 2017: How will it affect your personal finances?

The answer to that question depends on two things; the outcome of the election and how you react to the inevitable instability it will cause. At this early stage, the most likely outcome seems to [...]

Spring Budget 2017

There were no significant tax or pensions changes in the Spring Budget that will have any immediate impact. This means our advisers can plan for the tax year ahead with confidence and clarity. Future Budgets will [...]

Self Employed Mortgages – Your Step By Step 2017 Guide

If you’re self employed, getting a mortgage agreed shouldn’t be a problem, it just involves some more work on your part, that’s all. These days we all know the idea that the self-employed could just [...]

10 reasons to pay into your pension before April

Pensions remain the most tax efficient way to save for your retirement, and with the added benefit of pension freedoms we have a look at why you could benefit from topping up your pension plan [...]

Run Richard, Run!

At Choice Financial Solutions we are keen to help the local community and have provided sponsorship to various local teams. This time, Richard, who heads up our Wealth Administration Team,  would like to take on a challenge to [...]

The Ultimate Guide To Buying Your First Home

Do You Feel Ready to Step Up Onto the Property Ladder? Buying your first home is daunting, scary, exciting and an amazing experience all at the same time! At some point in most people’s lives, [...]

Market Commentary and Outlook

Choice Director and Head of our Investment Committee, John Quaif, provides us with a useful market commentary every quarter and looks at potential factors that may affect our clients and their portfolios in the coming [...]

Another new recruit at Choice Financial Solutions – Leanne Dewey, Mortgage Administration

Leanne is our latest recruit and is joining our mortgage team to provide extra support behind the scenes at Head Office. Leanne comes to us with experience from a local provider and is looking to [...]

Are you confused about Pension Freedom and not sure of your options at Retirement? It seems you are not alone.

The ABI has recently published a new guide with the aim of providing a plain language and easy to understand breakdown on your choices in the wake of the pension freedoms. As Independent Financial Advisers [...]

Meet Justine…..our new addition to the Wealth Team

If you had a superpower what would it be? – Time travel! Who is you hero and why? – Tom Hanks – the man is a god! Favourite ice cream flavour? – Mint choc chip! [...]

Frustrated by low returns on company money?

As an extension to the Choice Investment Portfolio Service (Choice IPS), where we already offer a range of Model Portfolios for our personal investors, we are pleased to announce the launch of a new range [...]

Thinking about Buy to Let?

New tax laws on rental income being phased in over the next 4 years mean that for landlords, getting advice both on taxation and mortgages is more important than ever. For tax reasons it will [...]

Market Commentary and Outlook

Choice Director and Head of our Investment Committee, John Quaif, provides us with a useful market commentary every quarter and looks at potential factors that may affect our clients and their portfolios in the coming [...]

Well Done Terry!

Terry, one of our independent financial advisers, has successfully completed the IFS Certificate in Long Term Care qualification. With 70% of people turning 65 expecting to use some of long term care during their lives, [...]

The Ultimate First-Time Buyer’s Guide – Post Brexit Edition

In the immediate aftermath of the referendum vote for the UK to leave the European Union, a huge number of unknowns have been identified. However, the one certainty is that the entire process is likely [...]

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