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How to fund school fees

Working out the best way to pay for a child to be educated privately can stretch most parents’ and grandparents’ skills with a slide rule to breaking point. Even for those with very high earnings, paying fees that can amount to tens of thousands of pounds per year out of regular income can be a

Prest Financial Planning named in New Model Adviser “Top 100” UK advice firms

A Hazel Grove, Stockport firm of Chartered Financial Planners has been named as one of the UK’s Top 100 financial advice firms by an authoritative industry publication. Prest Financial Planning is one of just three firms in Greater Manchester, and seven in the North West, to feature in New Model Adviser magazine’s 2018 “Top 100”

Budget 2018 – the financial planning highlights

Following various dire predictions about possible reductions in the amount that can be contributed to pensions and an overhaul of the inheritance tax (IHT) and capital gains tax (CGT) regimes, the Budget delivered by Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond (pictured) on 29 October 2018 turned out to be fairly benign from a financial planning

Introducing…. Financial Planner Ian Drew

What was your first job? My first full-time job was supposedly as an architectural technician for a firm of shop fitters. In reality I never got near a drawing board or set square – I was sent onto the shop floor and spent a year sweeping floors! I did learn a lot from watching several

“Financial planning is the key to investing with real purpose” says Prest as Good Money Week kicks off

Good Money Week, the annual campaign to promote sustainable, responsible and ethical finance, runs from 29 September to 5 October 2018. As it gets underway, with a focus this year on encouraging women to invest, a firm of Chartered Financial Planners is urging values-led investors not to neglect the importance of financial planning. Mike Walker