The purpose of this Investment Policy Statement is to provide you with a comprehensive and unambiguous record of Swindells Financial Planning Ltd’s investment philosophies, strategies and processes. Our aim is to help you make smart decisions about your money and, ultimately, to enjoy the peace of mind that is the product of a successful investing experience. The benefits of creating an Investment Policy Statement are:
Our desired outcome is to deliver to you the returns of asset class investing. That is: exposure to globally diversified markets, tilted towards small and value stocks, tempered with fixed income investments, less fees and taxes (where applicable). To achieve this outcome we will:
I want to thank you for your time, input and advice over the years over my pension and retirement. I enjoyed working with you and would not hesitate to recommend you and your services.
The recent Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) long awaited final report into the asset management industry reinforced the evidence that we’ve known for some time; 1. Investments funds should compete on price, but clearly, they don’t, as the net profit margin of most asset management firms is still extraordinarily high (36%). 2. Paying a high price […]Read more →
Last month, Vanguard, announced that it is to offer UK investors a lower cost investment Platform, in a direct challenge to the incumbent behemoth Hargreaves Lansdown (HL). The immediate reaction was an 8% fall in the latter’s share price, as speculators pondered the demise of another Active-promoting financial services provider. Completely co-incidentally, the firm announced […]Read more →
A recent survey* by Canada Life about inheritance tax (IHT) shows that wealthy Brits over the age of 45 are either ignoring estate planning solutions or they have forgotten about the benefits these can provide. Only 27% of those surveyed have taken financial advice on IHT planning despite all of them having a potential IHT […]Read more →
Back in August 2016, we encouraged you to watch a 12 part documentary featuring Robin Powell and Mark Hebner which included all of the key elements to become a better investor and less of a speculator. There is now an abridged and more succinct 16 minute version available (click on the image above) which still […]Read more →