Our Thoughts: Page 4

A record £63bn was invested into funds in 2017

3rd April 2018

With Andrew Gilmore, Chartered Financial Planner & Fellow (of the Chartered Insurance Institute) at Active Financial Planners. In 2017, investors put a record £63bn into investment funds, taking the total…

Meet the team: Ruth Conner

20th March 2018

It's our meet the team blog and it's Ruth Conner's turn! As Marketing Manager, Ruth works closely with the directors to implement Active’s marketing strategy. This includes managing the company’s…

Just 25% of self-employed people save in to a pension

13th March 2018

With Director & Chartered Financial Planner (Fellow) at Active Financial Planners, Paul Gibson. This month we came across some research that will be of interest to a number of our…

Active Financial Planners promotes flexible working within the region

13th March 2018

Stockton-based firm Active Chartered Financial Planners is calling for more businesses in the region to offer flexible working options to their staff. Active, which was named the North East’s Employer…

Meet the women who are helping to protect your financial future

8th March 2018

The financial sector is notoriously male-dominated. Although customer service and mortgage adviser roles tend to be filled by women, the more high-level and specialised roles still tend to go to…

Payslips – why you should keep hold of them

20th February 2018

Emma Richardson, Independent Financial Adviser at Active Financial Planners Ltd gives her tips on why keeping your payslips can be so important. Many of us eagerly wait for our payslips…

Meet the team: Emma Richardson

13th February 2018

In our latest ‘Meet the Team’ feature, it’s the turn of Emma Richardson, Independent Financial Adviser Emma is a highly experienced financial adviser, with a number of qualifications (in financial…

Ask the Expert – Tax Year End Planning

8th February 2018

With Karl Nendick, Director & Independent Financial Adviser Successful ‘Financial Planning’ is not just a case of investing in the most suitable, well performing investment funds, it has as much…

Active Chartered Financial Planners named North East Employer of the Year

6th February 2018

Teesside-based Active Chartered Financial Planners has taken home the North East Employer of the Year 2018 award in the annual Federation of Small Business (FSB) awards. The firm, which has…

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.

Team Active take on cycling challenge for Prostate Cancer UK

16th April 2019

7-9 June 2019: A game of two halves Prostate cancer kills 1 man every 45 minutes - that's two men during one football match! To do their bit to reduce…

Baby boomers need financial advice as many admit lack of investment knowledge and confidence

8th April 2019

Research by savings and investments company, Aegon, reveals that despite baby boomers owning more than a third of the UK’s wealth*, many in this age group are missing out on…

Andrew & Emma top rated for 2019 by leading financial ratings website

19th March 2019

We are celebrating again after two of the team were named ‘Top Rated for 2019’ by Vouchedfor.co.uk, the UK’s leading ratings site for financial and legal professionals. Emma Cherrington, Independent…