FTA Financial & Wealth Management are independent financial advisers with whole market access, we are not tied to any providers so your investment portfolio will be the most suitable for you. When we make an investment recommendation we will look at the tax-efficiency of the product, the cost-efficiency of the provider and the suitability of the investment strategy, all whilst ensuring that it is absolutely the best product to meet your objectives.

Now that interest rates on cash deposits are so low you may be looking at different ways to get returns on your capital. Cash provides essential liquidity within your portfolio, however keeping large sums held in the bank may mean you fail to keep pace with inflation. With the right savings and investment advice you can make the most of your capital and meet your objectives, whether you are a cautious or adventurous investor there is a suitable strategy for you.

You may have already set-up investments and left these to grow. Just because your investments have grown in value doesn’t mean that they are fulfilling their capability, you may also have adversely high charging affecting your net growth. You must review your investment portfolio regularly to ensure it is still suitable and in line with your risk profile. Active management is essential for getting the most out of your funds and we can provide ongoing service to help manage your investments and help you reach your saving goals. Click here to see our Ongoing Service details.

Tax efficiency is also an important part of investing and planning should be conducted to ensure you do not have adverse taxation during an investment or when you choose to withdraw capital. There are various investment strategies which can provide you with effective tax-efficiencies and tax-relief, if you are a high rate taxpayer there are lots of investments which can reduce your liabilities through HMRC endorsed tax-relief. Tax legislation is constantly evolving so proper financial planning should be performed to ensure you stay ahead of the curve and are not caught out when you need to take income or withdrawals from your investments in the future.

Below are just some of the various investment options available:
Individual Savings Accounts
Pensions
General Investment Accounts
Investment Bonds
Discretionary Portfolio Managers
Venture Capital Trusts
Enterprise Investment Schemes
Inheritance Tax Portfolios
Offshore Investments
Alternative Investment Market Portfolios

Not all the investments listed above are suitable for every investor. You should seek financial advice before deciding to invest capital to ensure it is a suitable strategy for you.

EIS, VCT and AIM investments carry associated risks and are not suitable for every investor. The tax treatment of such investments depends on the individual circumstances of each client and may be subject to change in future.

Contact us today for your free, no obligation consultation and we can discuss Savings & Investment strategy with you.

Please be aware that investments can fall, as well as rise, and that you may not get back the full amount invested.