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Weather, Climate & Investing

For me, it seems incredible that the “Beast From the East” weather we experienced was a year ago. Perhaps because of the unusual lateness of this cold snap makes it

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Whiskey or Water

Creating an investment portfolio whether for retirement, education costs or just simply to set some money aside for the future can sometimes appear quite daunting. I believe this can be

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What will 2019 bring?

A New Year is often a time of reflection on the year that has ended and what the forthcoming year might bring (the fact that we have arbitrarily decided this

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Financial Assets AND Human Assets

In financial planning, it is very common to spend considerable time on financial assets (savings, investments, pensions and property etc). As financial planners, we analyse these, recommend the most suitable,

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The Only Free Lunch In Investing

Harry Markowitz who founded Modern Portfolio Theory called Diversification “the only free lunch in investing”. What does this mean though? For me, a good way to explain this is diversification

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The Value of Guessing

When building a financial plan with my clients, there are many assumptions which underpin it (investment returns, inflation, longevity, income, expenditure – the list goes on). The chances of all

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Blackdown Financial update – 11th May 2020

Based on ongoing government advice, we at Blackdown Financial continue to work remotely for the present.

We continue to offer all clients a full and seamless financial and mortgage service.

Video conferencing has replaced all face to face meetings, which has proven to be a successful and safe alternative means of communication.

We welcome all new enquiries on a free of charge no obligation initial meeting.

Please feel free to contact us on our main number 01823 321616 or email to discuss your financial or mortgage needs.