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Christmas greetings from all at Chilvester

December 20 2012 | Category: PR / Newsroom

Well yet another year passes without any major meltdown in financial sectors despite the doom and gloom this time last year. Whilst Europe seems to be holding together and the US politicians are likely to reach a last minute comp...

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Gender Pricing – for better or for worse

March 20 2012 | Category: Latest Trends

Due to a European court ruling in early 2011, changes are about to happen which will affect almost all of us that take out some form of personal insurance from January 2013. The ruling stipulated that there must be gender equal...

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Understanding investment risk – Bond markets

February 15 2012 | Category: Figures and Facts

The eurozone crisis has prompted a radical shake-up in the global bond market. Traditionally, bond portfolios have been constructed on the assumption developed market sovereign bonds (government borrowing) are lowest-risk, with ri...

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As 2011 draws to a close…

December 20 2011 | Category: PR / Newsroom

Just over three years ago the credit crunch came to a head with the demise of Lehman Brothers. Global markets tumbled and Chilvester was not immune from the shake out but markets recovered over the subsequent couple of years as d...

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Depositor Protection Scheme and Your Savings

November 14 2011 | Category: Figures and Facts

Each individual banking license is separately protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)’s Depositor Protection Scheme, but the separate trading styles within that license are not separately protected. The...

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Avoiding the 62% Income Tax Trap

October 24 2011 | Category: Money advice

Having recently done some work for one our clients on this, I thought it maybe useful to share this with you all. The bit of earnings between £100,000 and £114,950 is one of the most highly taxed bits of income you have. Not ...

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