Is there a financial advice gap?

August 30, 2017 - Karen Hardman

As Financial Advisers, we seem to be advising people later in their life.  Typically, because this is when people are more affluent and when they have more financial decisions to make. Is there a financial advice gap? According to AXA Wealth, there is only one adviser for every 2,700 people in the UK who require… Read more »

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Saving for your children’s future

August 16, 2017 - Karen Hardman

As A Level results day approaches, it’s that time of year when students begin to prepare to move away and to get ready for the next stage of their education. Saving for your children’s future For parents, the cost of university can be an extremely expensive time, particularly if they have more than one child… Read more »

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Meet Our Team: Steve Collier

August 10, 2017 - Karen Hardman

Steve Collier, Independent Financial Adviser Based in: Leamington Spa   When did you join Furnley House? September 2016 What does your job entail? A normal day involves speaking with my clients about their financial objectives, undertaking research and preparing financial recommendations. Whilst I don’t mind the paperwork and administration involved in the job I much… Read more »

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Buying a house: what to expect

July 28, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

Buying a house can be very stressful and confusing, particularly if it is your first time purchasing a property.  We hope this timeline will help guide you through each step of the process and give you an idea of what is involved. Consult a Mortgage Adviser A Mortgage Adviser will help you find out how… Read more »

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George Simpson’s cycling challenge

July 25, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

Furnley House often get involved in local, charitable events. Spreading the word to help raise awareness for our chosen charities and raising funds along the way. Our overarching goal is to make a difference to our local community George Simpson, one of our Independent Financial Advisers, is our latest member of the team fundraising for… Read more »

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A Few Tips When Thinking about Retirement Planning

July 20, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

Retirement may seem like a lifetime away for some, for others it may be within the next few years.  Regardless of your age, you only get one chance to prepare for it. Making small changes today can make all the difference later in life. This week the government brought forward the year in which they… Read more »

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Furnley House survive going ‘Into the Wild’

July 17, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

Supporting our local community is one of our key business values. Fundraising and raising awareness for charities local to our offices is one of the ways in which we seek to get involved and help to make a difference.  As part of this, last weekend four of our staff members from our Leicester office took… Read more »

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Meet Our Team: Kayley Brant

July 13, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

  Name: Kayley Brant   Job Role: Mortgage and Protection Adviser   Location:  Leicester   When did you join Furnley House? April 2015   What does your job entail? I find mortgage deals for clients, whether that is looking for the most suitable deal or looking for a lender that is willing to lend for… Read more »

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Tips for first time house buyers

July 11, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

With house prices high, it can be daunting to think of the amount of money you need to save for your first home. However, it is possible to build up savings and find a mortgage that is affordable for you.   Budget It could be worth working out how much you think a suitable house… Read more »

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Staff Fundraising Efforts

July 06, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

One of our key values as a business is supporting the community and fundraising for charities is part of this. Recently, our staff members have been fundraising for LOROS, a local hospice, in various ways. Emma Davey raised over £600 by taking part in ‘Snowdoniaaaaah!’ This involved riding the fastest zip line in the world… Read more »

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