Author Archives: Emma

Holiday closure

Freedom Financial Planning will be closed from Tuesday, 9th August at 5.30pm until Tuesday, 16th August at 9.30am. For urgent queries, please contact Emma Greer on mobile 07885 407604, or e-mail [email protected]

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Market update – July 2022

It is impossible to write about the current economic situation without first mentioning the humanitarian impact of the conflict in Ukraine. Tens of thousands of people have been killed or injured, including a huge number of civilians. Some 5 million refugees have already fled to other countries, with a further Read the full article…

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Increasing interest rates

The Bank of England has now raised the UK interest rate five times since December 2021, gradually increasing from 0.1% to the current 1.25%. UK inflation (as measured by CPI – the Consumer Prices Index) increased again in May – to 9.1%, its highest level since 1982. In the US, Read the full article…

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London marathon for Cancer Focus NI

On 2nd October this year I will be running the London marathon to raise funds for Cancer Focus NI. London will be my ninth marathon, and the final one of the six marathon majors (New York, Tokyo, Boston, Chicago, Berlin and London). Cancer Focus NI is our local cancer charity, Read the full article…

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Market update – April 2022

The news in 2022 has so far been dominated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The grave human implications fed through into markets, with equities declining and bond yields rising (meaning bond prices fell). Commodity prices soared, as Russia is a key producer of several important commodities including oil, gas and Read the full article…

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