On Monday night, Edinburgh based Carbon Financial Partners was named the Personal Finance Society (PFS) Chartered Financial Planners of the Year 2015.   Firms who have managed to achieve Chartered status represent the pinnacle of the emerging financial planning profession, so this … Continued

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In today’s article in the Press & Journal, Carbon’s Investment Director, Barry O’Neill, shares some useful advice about what we can learn from one of the world’s most successful investors, Warren Buffet. In true Buffet style, the “Sage of Omaha” … Continued

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In Barry O’Neill’s most recent article for the Press & Journal he shares some of the lessons that can be learned from the recent Volkswagen scandal. Firstly, Barry points out that too much exposure to any one security is extremely … Continued

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15th September 2015

Worried about investment markets?

Many investors are understandably feeling nervous and uncertain due to the recent sharp downturn in global stock markets. However unpleasant this may feel at the time, it is normal and is what we should expect from stock markets. So what should you do when … Continued

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Broadcaster, John Beattie, recently caught up with Carbon’s Managing Director, Gordon Wilson, to find out how he got into financial services and a bit about his journey in the industry.  During the interview Gordon talks about what led him to … Continued

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8th September 2015

Why is money important to you?

Carbon Financial Partners Investment Director, Barry O’Neill, poses this interesting question in his latest article in the Press & Journal. Barry points out that many people keep working and amassing money simply because they don’t fully appreciate how much they … Continued

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We are delighted to announce that for the third year in a row that Carbon Financial Partners has been named as a finalist in the Professional Finance Society’s (PFS) Chartered Financial Planners of the Year Award. This follows hot on the … Continued

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It was a bright and breezy day that welcomed this year’s competitors in the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Golf Day on the magnificent Murrayshall Golf Course, however the testing conditions added to the annual challenge. It is the fourth year … Continued

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We are delighted to report that 10 of us successfully completed the Touch of Tartan Perth Half Marathon Kilted Walk – and happily we are all blister free! In doing so, we have raised valuable funds for The Polar Academy. The … Continued

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Jeff Salway wrote an interesting article in Friday’s edition of The Scotsman where he highlights the current volatility of the Chinese stock market. He points out that many UK pension savers will be exposed to China through funds and other products … Continued

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