If you’ve been in our Edinburgh or Perth office in the last week you may have noticed the large boxes in our reception areas. The boxes are there because we are supporting Mission Christmas 2014 and we invite you to … Continued

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  Gordon Wilson was recently interviewed live on Radio Scotland with John Beattie and Agnes Stevenson about the new pensions freedoms, set to be introduced in April 2015. From April 2015, if you are over 55 you will be able … Continued

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Carbon was recently recognised as a finalist in the ‘Accredited Financial Planning Firm of the Year’ award at the Institute of Financial Planning (IFP) Conference at Celtic Manor.  Only Accredited Financial Planning Firms are eligible to apply and the award is … Continued

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10th October 2014

Not quite as safe as houses

Amanda Downie, Financial Planner at Carbon Financial Partners was recently asked to comment on an article by Jeff Salway in Scotland on Sunday.  The article, which appeared in the paper on Sunday 28th September, was prompted by George Osborne’s announcement … Continued

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It’s been a fantastic few days for Carbon Financial Partners following the announcement that we have been named as a finalist for two major national awards. Institute of Financial Planning’s (IFP) “Recognising Excellence” award Last week, it was announced that Carbon Financial … Continued

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We were blessed with some good weather on Tuesday 26th August at the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Golf Day on the Rosemount Course at Blairgowrie Golf Club. Carbon were delighted to sponsor the event and we were pleased that everyone … Continued

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It wasn’t only the sunshine that blessed Perthshire Rugby Club on Sunday, two Scottish legends helped to light up the proceedings.  Andy Nicol and Chris Paterson kindly gave their time to help coach the mini rugby section at the club. … Continued

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There’s some interesting and cautionary advice from Carbon’s Investment Director, Barry O’Neill in yesterday’s Press & Journal. Barry examines a new offshore investment fund being launched by former England football manager, Terry Venables. Whilst such investment opportunities might be attractive … Continued

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Commenting in The Scotsman’s article on the 3rd August about the FCA‘s statement outlining the risks of funds in relation to corporate bonds, John Bell advises caution and a greater level of understanding before investing.  The FCA has concerns that … Continued

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FT Adviser sought the view of Carbon’s financial planner, Richard Wadsworth in a recent review of Axa Life Invest’s new drawdown policy that guarantees a minimum income for life.  Unlike other such products, Axa Life Invest claim their Secure Advantage+ product … Continued

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