Our journey together

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STEP 1: Exploration

The purpose of exploration is to help you decide whether we are the right adviser for you.

  • To ensure you get the very best possible outcome from our work, we are interested in you, your lifestyle, your objectives and what’s important to you
  • We will ask you to describe what you would like to achieve as a result of our work together
  • During Exploration we promise to listen to you and not talk about financial products
  • If we believe we can help you and we are a good fit for each other we will explain our services and charges
  • If you decide to engage us, we will ask you to sign our Client Agreement before we commence work
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STEP 2: Discovery

Once we have your initial instruction we will arrange your first Discovery meeting

  • In preparation for this we ask you to provide the initial information required to understand your circumstances and objectives
  • We will ask you for information about any current investments and other financial products you have in place
  • We will establish your attitude to risk so that your investment strategy allows you to sleep soundly at night
  • During Discovery we will explore your aspirations more deeply and help you to identify and prioritise your financial objectives
  • We will then carry out an in depth analysis of your current financial situation, build your personal cashflow forecast and shape the draft financial plan in preparation for the Planning phase
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STEP 3: Planning

During Planning we will review your personal vision, then explore and help you overcome obstacles that may prevent you achieving your objectives

  • We will present your personal cashflow forecast so that you have a clear picture of where you are now financially in relation to where you want to be
  • This is a collaborative phase where we will talk you through the draft plan and show you what actions are required to achieve your objectives
  • We will identify and discuss your options and, with your input, consider different possibilities
  • We will explain our recommendations and reasoning, answer your questions and help you decide what to do
  • Planning may involve more than one meeting so that you can consider the different options and decide on the best way forward
  • Once you have decided what you wish to do and are completely happy, we will proceed to Implementation
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STEP 4: Implementation

Implementation is where we put your plan into action

  • If paperwork is required we will complete as much of this as possible in advance to save you time. Often, all you need do is sign the forms, although if your medical history is involved, we will leave those questions to you
  • We also do all the administration, track the progress of applications regularly; and keep you informed throughout
  • We will confirm our advice and recommendations in writing, and produce your personal ‘financial master plan’ so that you know where you are going
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STEP 5: On-going service

On-going planning meetings allow you to monitor your progress

  • We will update your plan to reflect any changes in your objectives and circumstances, legislation, taxation
    and economic conditions, so that you stay on course
  • We will also update your financial master plan
  • The frequency of these meetings will depend on your personal needs and the level of complexity of your situation. Most financial plans should be reviewed at least annually
  • The on-going relationship continues for as long as you feel you are getting value from our services
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Expert Wealth TV…

Virtual Afternoon Tea Replay – Jan-Carl Plagge

Jonathan, July 6th, 2020

Dominic and Marcus had the pleasure of meeting Jan-Carl Plagge a few months back at an investment conference and thought that he would make a wonderful speaker for our ongoing Virtual Afternoon Tea webinar series. In this hour-long session Jan-Carl shares some of his incredible knowledge on the topic of environmental, social […]

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Virtual Afternoon Tea Replay – With Abraham Okusanya

Dominic, June 15th, 2020

We were delighted to welcome Abraham to our virtual stage to talk all things investment. Well known to the EWM Family, Abraham is the CEO of the irreverent research consultancy FinalytiQ and founder of Timeline the software that we use to help us understand and best advise our clients when to comes to drawing an income from their portfolio in retirement.

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Virtual Afternoon Tea Replay – With Neil Bage

Dominic, June 12th, 2020

So to see what links armed robbery, lemon juice, photographs of Norway, Charles II and our ability to make decisions in a world increasingly full of information, be sure to catch up with this fascinating discussion below.

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We’re both grateful for the meeting which has made us more confident of finances going forward. Like you always say, “keep doing what you’re doing”. A & RA (Worcester)

Expert Opinion…

A return to homeworking and the awarding of Accredited status – Your Expert Wealth Team update

Dominic, October 5th, 2020

It’s been a busy month for Expert Wealth. After a challenging summer, the team made a brief – and Covid-secure – return to the office before government guidelines necessitated a return to homeworking. Be assured that it’s very much ‘business as usual’, as it was throughout lockdown. We are also proud to […]

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5 of the best day trips from Oxfordshire to try this weekend

Jonathan, October 5th, 2020

The UK has a wealth of history and culture, with plenty of great days out for you and your family. From castles and stately homes to safari parks and museums, if you’re looking for UK day trips from the Oxfordshire area this autumn, look no further. Whether for the weekend or half-term […]

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Understanding the pensions taper

Dominic, October 5th, 2020

September 14 marked the start of Pension Awareness Week in the UK. The national event aims to get people thinking about their retirement savings and their life after work. You have spent the best part of your career building a pension fund that will provide your desired lifestyle in retirement. Your pension […]

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