Our Thoughts

Generation X faces waspi-style pension cliff edge

14th September 2021

MD Karl Pemberton is warning that 40-somethings are facing a potential pensions cliff-edge, akin to the WASPI crisis, if they don’t future-proof their retirement plans following the latest government announcement.…

Seeking professional financial advice gives you more in your pension pot

13th September 2021

Research by Aegon shows that people who seek pensions advice from a financial adviser have more in their pension pot than those who do not. The survey of 10,000 people…

A third of over 40s can’t retire when they want to

16th August 2021

Research by Canada Life reveals almost a third of over 40s plan to work beyond the state pension age. The research of homeowners over the age of 40 states that…

The importance of being chartered

26th July 2021

Our highly-coveted firm chartered status means we work to standards matched by only a tiny proportion of financial planning firms. Chartered firms must meet serious obligations; to retain our title…

An expert’s view on investment markets

20th July 2021

With special guest & industry expert Lothar Mentel, CEO of Tatton Investment Management Overview: Will blockbuster corporate earnings revive market optimism? The world’s major stock indices mostly continued their recent…

3,500 training miles in the bag!

20th July 2021

Active’s Director & Chartered Financial Planner, Paul Gibson has now clocked over 3,500 training miles in 2021 in preparation for the gruelling Deloitte Ride Across Britain cycle event, taking place…

Another Darlington based chartered financial planner joins the team

5th July 2021

We are thrilled to welcome Joanne Fisher to our team of chartered financial planners. Joanne has more than 25 years’ experience in the industry, beginning her career in 1996 on…

DIY investing or professional financial advice?

5th July 2021

With ‘get rich quick” adverts flooding our social media and investment apps at our fingertips – the temptation to try our hand at DIY investment has never been greater! There’s…

It’s a triple signing for Active!

10th May 2021

After a busy & successful start to the year we are thrilled to welcome 3 new team members. The new recruits are not just due to our growth, but also…

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“Having been a client of Active for many many years and have always been given great advice and direction. I am now looked after by Andrew. He has given excellent advice and service, continuing on the great work this company has always offered me. Always cheerful and helpful; a great asset to Active. I have no problem recommending him to other people.

Generation X faces waspi-style pension cliff edge

14th September 2021

MD Karl Pemberton is warning that 40-somethings are facing a potential pensions cliff-edge, akin to the WASPI crisis, if they don’t future-proof their retirement plans following the latest government announcement.…

Seeking professional financial advice gives you more in your pension pot

13th September 2021

Research by Aegon shows that people who seek pensions advice from a financial adviser have more in their pension pot than those who do not. The survey of 10,000 people…

A third of over 40s can’t retire when they want to

16th August 2021

Research by Canada Life reveals almost a third of over 40s plan to work beyond the state pension age. The research of homeowners over the age of 40 states that…