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The Clarion Way: True lifelong financial planning

Clarion is in the business of true lifelong financial planning, and this week John Winstanley, Financial Planner and Business Development Director at Clarion, has shared what that means for family finances, retirement, and selling a business, as part of Financial Planning Month in October.  Here John explains the Clarion Way of financial planning.     […]

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Selling a business: planning for a smooth exit and a purposeful new beginning

October marks Financial Planning Month and throughout the month we will be sharing the views, approach, and advice, of our trusted team of financial planners at Clarion. John Winstanley, Financial Planner and Business Development Director at Clarion, has already spoken this week about true lifelong financial planning, family finances, and retirement. Today, he focuses on […]

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Retirement: plan for a fulfilling future and enjoy the now

October marks Financial Planning Month and throughout the month we will be sharing the views, approach, and advice, of our trusted team of financial planners at Clarion. John Winstanley, Financial Planner and Business Development Director at Clarion, has already shared his thoughts this week about true lifelong financial planning and family finances. Today, he focuses […]

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Family finance: protecting your family and planning for the future

This week is Financial Planning Week and October marks Financial Planning Month, so throughout the month we will be sharing the views, approach, and advice, of our trusted team of financial planners at Clarion.  Yesterday,  John Winstanley, Financial Planner and Business Development Director at Clarion, shared our approach to true lifelong financial planning. Here he […]

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Lifelong financial planning: we want people to be prepared but also enjoy life

Today, also marks World Financial Planning Day: a day that aims to raise awareness of the value of financial planning, of having a financial plan, and of working with a competent and professional financial planner who puts the clients’ interests first. So, throughout October we will be sharing content from our trusted team of financial […]

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Clarion celebrates 35 years in business

After six months of learning new ways to work during lockdown, we are taking a moment to reflect on our values and how far we have come in 35 years of business. Clarion has been simplifying complex financial affairs for individuals and business owners with significant assets since 1985. Ron Walker, a founder member of […]

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Anna McKenzie passes diploma in regulated financial planning

We are proud to announce Anna McKenzie has become diploma qualified. Our Associate Financial Planner achieved her Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning after two long years of study and six challenging exams. Anna said: “I feel really proud as it was hard work studying whilst working full time and looking after two young children and […]

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Has COVID-19 changed financial planning meetings forever?

Clarion chartered financial planner Peter Butcher takes a look at how the lockdown has changed how we communicate with clients and whether that change will be permanent. Video conferencing software has been available for several years, but it is only now that it has been truly embraced. The benefits of Zoom are clear; the reduction […]

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Category: Financial Planning, Thought pieces

What you should expect from your financial planner in lockdown

After his shock at research revealing one in four clients had not heard from their IFA during the Covid-19 crisis, our business development director John Winstanley takes a look at what service you should expect from your financial planner in lockdown. We are hearing a lot about the “new normal” in terms of how business is being done during the coronavirus outbreak. Many businesses […]

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