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The Entire FS Story and where we’re heading.

Jeff Lewtas and Glyn Bottomley had been working alongside each other for three years, Jeff as a pensions and investments specialist and Glyn as a mortgage adviser when, in 2014, they decided to join forces to offer a complete financial planning service … and Entire FS was created. In the early days, it was just...

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Another nail in the coffin for active investing – Neil Woodford makes the headlines

If you read the financial press, this is big news. ‘Star fund manager’, Neil Woodford, stopped investors withdrawing money out of his Woodford Equity Income Fund on 4th June, after the sum total of investment withdrawn from the fund reached a staggering £560m in less than four weeks. Kent County Council wanted to withdraw a...

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3 tips to ensuring equity release doesn’t endanger your financial legacy

Many people are lucky enough to own a house that has risen substantially in value over the years. Such people often find themselves incredibly asset rich, insofar as they have a lot of money tied up in their property. The problem is that selling their beloved home might not be a feasible option. For people...

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Is now the right time for protection insurance?

Life’s complicated enough when you’re fit, well and have a steady income coming in. No one needs the added financial, practical and emotional problems that a death or critical illness can bring. But sometimes, without warning, these things happen. Protection insurance can’t stop death or a critical illness, but it can make dealing with the...

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Use it or lose it – have you used your ISA allowance

You can save or invest up to £20,000 a year tax free, using a stocks and shares ISA, a cash ISA, or a combination of the two. However, this £20,000 allowance runs until 5 April 2019, so you need to be fast about it if you haven’t already started saving. Any allowance you fail to...

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New members of staff

As we continue to expand at Entire FS, we are thrilled to announce that we have enhanced our team with the welcome addition of three new faces in our offices. We welcome John, our new Mortgage Team Manager, Aimee, our new Office Administrator and Richard, our new Mortgage & Protection Adviser. John, a keen cyclist,...

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New technology at Entire FS

Change has been very much in the air lately, as it often is in January. We had a busy 2018  where we really grew as a firm, welcoming several new faces and embracing new technology to continue to provide the best service we can. These changes are very much for the long run and will...

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Is an equity release scheme right for you?

You may have heard quite a bit about equity release already. Some of your contemporaries may even have used it to release money from their property and go on a trip round the world or to pay for some home improvements. You may be wondering if you should do the same? But how do you...

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Asset rich but low on cash? How to use your property to boost your income

If you think of yourself as being from the baby boomer era, it’s likely you bought your house when prices were much lower than they are today and so are now sitting on a considerable asset. A great position to be in, living in a home which is likely to increase in value. As a...

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Where did house prices increase and decrease the fastest in the UK in 2017?

Research into the housing market throughout 2017 has revealed the areas of the UK where property prices increased and decreased the most last year. Cheltenham in Gloucestershire was the place where prices grew at the fastest pace, with the average price of £313,150 marking a 13% rise – nearly five times the UK average increase...

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5 key financial changes to watch out for in 2018

As with any new year, there are a number of financial changes coming up in 2018 which are likely to impact on your monthly budget and long-term saving goals. Let’s have a look at five of the most significant and what they’re likely to mean for you over the next twelve months. Automatic enrolment contributions...

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