Welcome to Informed Choice for Legal Professionals. We are dedicated to providing Financial Planning and Independent Financial Advice services to Judges, Barristers, Solicitors, indeed anyone involved in the Law.
We believe that the biggest financial issue you face is finding time in your working life to plan for and achieve your financial priorities.
Our Financial Planning services put the steps in place to allow you to achieve what is most important to you in life be it early retirement, spending more time doing what you enjoy, funding private education or simply to make your money work harder; whatever it may be.
So, you have heard about pensions and suspect you should probably have one, but you have never done anything about it because you didn’t want to ask stupid questions. This article will give you the opportunity to find out the basic facts so you can start funding your retirement lifestyle. What is a pension? A [...]
Why Pension Advice is Essential on Divorce (Comments Off)
If you are going through the divorce process it is essential you and your solicitor seek independent financial advice relating to your pensions (or pension benefits you may receive in the settlement) as early in the process as possible. Here is why: Pensions are extremely complicated, regulations surrounding them have changed many times over the [...]
Why Should I Pay Someone To Manage My Money? (Comments Off)
In my last article I wrote that I prefer to buy funds rather than invest in individual shares and finished with the suggestion that there is a school of thought that believes active fund managers do not provide any value so investors may as well pay lower annual charges and get an average return. So is [...]
Why Buying Shares is Bad for your Wealth (Comments Off)
I’ve said before that to get long term returns above the rate of inflation on your money you need to invest in shares (equities) so why am I saying it is bad for your wealth now? This is because I believe buying and holding individual shares is not appropriate for most people. I believe this for the [...]