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 – Reflecting on 2020 & Considering the Future with Neil Bage

Jonathan, December 15th, 2020

To round off our series of educational client events for 2020 we are delighted to welcome back Neil Bage. Neil is a Co-Founder of Be-IQ, a behavioural insights platform that is transforming how client-focused financial services companies deliver financial wellbeing. He’s become well known for helping financial planners better understand human behaviour […]

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Virtual Afternoon Tea Replay – Investing during a Pandemic with Abraham Okusanya

Jonathan, February 22nd, 2021

We were delighted to welcome Abraham to our virtual stage to talk about what we have learned from investing in 2020. Well known to the EWM Family, Abraham is the CEO of the irreverent research consultancy FinalytiQ and founder of Timeline, the software we use to help us understand and best advise […]

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Virtual Afternoon Tea Replay – Living Life to the Full with Louis Vollebregt

Jonathan, November 18th, 2020

A session with Louis Vollebregt to explore how we can get more out of life and live life to the fullest. Louis Vollebregt studied psychology with the University of Groningen and made a career in financial services. He has several decades experience in various management and sales positions with Equity & Law/AXA […]

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I wanted to say a big thank you to Jonathan on behalf of the family, and especially from my Dad, who would have been so very pleased with the final outcome of the estate. This year should see the family able to draw a line under the estate and to continue life with the loving memories of our parents. A sincere thank you. We could not have done it without you. A.B. (Abingdon)

Expert Opinion…

The dilemma of trying to do the right thing

Jonathan, March 31st, 2021

Students have always been at the centre of activism around the important issues of the time, from the ‘Mai 68’ student riots in Paris, via the pressure put on Barclays and others to divest from apartheid-riven South Africa in the 1980s, to today’s Black Lives Matter movement and the existential threat of […]

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2021 Publications & Events calendar

Dominic, March 26th, 2021

When we see elite athletes and teams of all disciplines achieving their goals, whether that is winning Olympic Gold, a world championship, the Premier League, the Six Nations and so forth, we’re often watching the culmination of many years of dedication, sacrifice and training. We very rarely get a glimpse behind the […]

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7 simple and low-cost ways to beat insomnia

Jonathan, March 25th, 2021

The right amount of good quality sleep is crucial for your physical and mental wellbeing. Read 7 tips for beating insomnia and improving your health

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