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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…

What the plans to raise the normal minimum pension age mean for you

4th May 2021

The normal minimum pension age (or NMPA) is the minimum age at which most people can access their pensions without an unauthorised payments tax charge (unless they are taking their…

Mastered It!

26th April 2021

Chartered Financial Planner Andrew Gilmore is celebrating once again after completing the Senior Leaderships Apprenticeship, Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Teesside University’s highly acclaimed Business School. The business school…

How to make commercial rents fund your retirement

19th April 2021

The Active Spirit Live is a new monthly video series where industry experts, clients and friends of Active Chartered Financial Planners are invited to discuss hot topics, emerging trends and…

Are you our next Paraplanner?

15th April 2021

Due to our ongoing growth & development, we are looking for an exceptional Paraplanner to join our team. Job specification: Supporting the day to day needs of our clients and…

Paul’s charity ride across Britain

13th April 2021

Director and Chartered Financial Planner, Paul Gibson is getting on his bike for The Middlesbrough & Teesside Philanthropic Foundation (MTPF) but he needs your support to help him raise money…

Are you missing out on £140,000 from your pension?

13th April 2021

The average person in the UK works for six different companies during their lifetime.  This means they’ll probably have six different pension pots, according to recent research by Quilter. People…

Active Spirit

“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.

Welcoming another experienced client support manager to the team

27th September 2021

So happy to welcome another experienced client support manager as part of our ongoing growth and development programme. Rebekah Thorpe joins the firm following three and a half years at…

Active: raising the bar

21st September 2021

When times are good, it’s relatively easy to be a financial planner, with very few clients ever challenging the service that they pay for.  However, when times are tough –…

Paul’s £6k finish line

20th September 2021

Nine long days away from his family; cycling over 100 miles a day, cold nights spent alone in a tent and a nasty collision with the back end of a…