Market Comment – A Personal View Of Brian Tora

Although markets have not succumbed to the downward pressure the continuing unrest in Ukraine is generating, they are not making much positive progress either. Given that Asian markets got off to a good start this week, this is a little disappointing. Still, company news is thin on the ground and even last week’s budget statement did not spark much interest, despite the radical overhaul of the pensions industry.

Market Comment 25th March 2014

Video – What is Compound Interest?

Compound Interest can often be forgotten in savings discussions but the impact it can have on your investments can be significant. In this short video, we explain exactly what Compound Interest is and how it can work for you in a significant way.

View from the Tower – Peter Hill

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As part of a regular feature in our monthly newsletters we will be taking a sneaky look into the lives of the people that make Brunel Capital Partners tick. This month, we get to know Peter Hill…

1. What first attracted you to Brunel Capital Partners?

The opportunity to develop a professional practice which is truly client focussed and to help shape the business with like-minded people.

2. What is the most enjoyable part of your job?

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Guide to the Budget 2014

George Osborne delivered the Government’s 2014 Budget in the Houses of Parliament yesterday and, to help clients understand what the likely impact might be throughout the rest of the year, we have put together the following Budget Summary.

Within the document you’ll find a recap of all of the government’s major announcements, as well as analysis covering their likely impact.

You can download the summary by clicking here, or on the image below.

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View from The Tower – David Buchan…

IMG_0080As part of a regular feature we will be taking a sneaky look into the lives of the people that make Brunel Capital Partners tick. This time, we get to know David Buchan…

1. What first attracted you to Brunel Capital Partners?

Returning to a small business; working with like-minded people; purely focused on its clients

2. What is the most enjoyable part of your job?  Read more …

Market Comment – A Personal View Of Brian Tora

Despite a lift for markets, arguably helped along here in the UK by the Vodafone demerger, shares have become somewhat lacklustre of late. The situation in the Ukraine is undoubtedly weighing on sentiment, but perhaps the recent gentle slide in markets owes more to an absence of any real stimulus.

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Market Comment 11th March 2014

Money Lessons for Children

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Money makes the world go round, so they say.

If it does, why are children not taught about money at school?

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of talk about financial education. This has largely centred around convincing people that they need to plan for their future or face a life of poverty in retirement.

Is it any wonder that many adults don’t know much about money when they have inherited the poor financial skills and practices of their parents? There is a danger that the “Buy now, pay later” mentality will become deeply ingrained in our society, just like other social issues.

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