You may have seen in the news that the Woodford Equity Income fund has been frozen. As a client of the firm you shall no doubt be pleased to hear that the fund has never been included in Burton & Fisher’s model investment portfolios, and as such there is no immediate concern for clients. None the less this is a situation which places one of the UK’s most lauded fund managers, Neil Woodford, in hot water. It also teaches investors some important lessons, whether you hold the fund or not. Continue reading
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Here at Burton & Fisher, we understand the importance of supporting and contributing to our local community. That’s why we are proud to both sponsor and take part in events that aim to raise funds for causes in the surrounding area.
When it comes to charity, here at Burton & Fisher we understand that as a local business we have a responsibility to contribute to the surrounding community each year.
Whether through rigorous fundraising efforts or welcomed donations, this is something that we wholeheartedly embrace – it can even become quite competitive in the office as we attempt to beat the total raised from the previous year! Continue reading
In addition to the day-to-day pressures of life, sometimes looking to organise your finances can seem like a daunting process.
Where do you begin? We know that we are continually being told to set money aside throughout our life. Perhaps you are saving for a mortgage, or perhaps you are working towards moving house. Continue reading
In the sometimes overwhelming world of finance, finding clarity can be enough to deter even the most dedicated individual.
More often than not, it is easy to get caught up in the figures, and lose track of what exactly it is that you are trying to understand.
Most of us move through our life knowing that we should be smarter with our hard earned money, yet not fully knowing exactly how to do this. Continue reading
When thinking of your future, savings are an important aspect. With so many different long-term saving options available, it can be difficult to choose which is right for you. Here’s a quick rundown of the pros and cons of the main options for what to do with long-term savings. Continue reading
Re-mortgaging your home mortgage can sometimes make good financial sense for many people. The difficulty many homeowners have is determining when the right time to refinance might be.
Everyone’s financial situation is unique, with varying incomes and expenses. Different people also have their own individual financial goals.
Learning how best to manage finances is something many people believe they are adept at. However, research consistently shows that many millions of UK adults are putting their financial future at risk by failing to save adequately, or by refraining from making stable investments. Continue reading
Saving money is more than being financially responsible and knowing how to budget your monthly salary. You have to actively make decisions towards putting money aside every month, which can be easier said than done. It’s easier to spend money than to save, particularly if you have a lot of spendings you can’t go without every month.
There are a few simple and easy steps that you can take to save money for the future: