Author name: Tony Hollom

Tony Hollom is an experienced Financial Adviser at True Advice Financial Services, offering bespoke financial solutions since 1983. With a wide range of expertise, Tony advises on mortgages, investments, and pensions, ensuring clients receive tailored and beneficial advice. His qualifications include the LIBF Level 3 Certificate in Regulated Equity Release, IFS Level 4 Diploma for Financial Advisers, and several other certifications. Tony prides himself on delivering professional, efficient, and thorough service, helping clients navigate financial challenges with confidence. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling and exploring new places with his wife.

Individual Savings Accounts

ISAs – A Guide to Individual Savings Accounts

ISAs are key investment vehicle that let you benefit without paying normal tax rates. They’re a very important part of the UK investment scene but how exactly do they work and what different options are there? Let’s take a deep dive into the changes in them going into the 24/25 tax year and how you can benefit from having an ISA that suits you.

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Getting the most out of your pension savings

Getting the most out of your pension savings

Pensions have made the news quite a bit recently. With the state pension being talked about increasing in line with inflation. How exactly can you make the most of your own pension though?

Making your own savings go as far as possible is really key. Pension planning is a long term process so making sure you are getting all the possible benefits is quite key. We take a look here at some tips that can help you with this.

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Avoiding Costly Mistakes When Investing

Avoiding Costly Mistakes When Investing

In life, no one wants to make mistakes. Let a lone ones that cost you actual money. Avoiding costly mistakes when investing is key to making sure your money goes as far as it can. There are many ways you can be lost in the sea of investing and end up losing money. We’re here to help and give you some impartial advice on tips that mean you can avoid a lot of these common pitfalls.

Have a read & let us know if you’ve ever fallen foul of any of these and how you learnt from your mistakes.

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Invest Your Way Out Of Inflation

Invest Your Way Out Of Inflation

Everywhere you look, it’s tough to get away from the fact that inflation is at record highs across the globe. As with most of us, you feel it especially when you go to do your normal fill up your car at the pumps.

But what can be done about the rising cost of living? We look at the nitty gritty of inflation and potential strategies to tackle it in this article.

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Common New Year Investment Resolutions

Common New Year ‘Investment’ Resolutions

We all write New Year’s resolutions with the best intentions in our hearts. But so often they fall by the wayside, we miss a lot of the goals, get demoralised and forget about them.

One of the keys to writing good resolutions is fully understanding them and making them realistic. With finances a lot of the problem with planning is knowing exactly what you want and how to get there. We take a look at some of the variables in play and how to best approach new years resolutions as to get maximum value from them.

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Protecting Renters

Protecting renters with thorough insurance

We take a deep dive into the needs of the modern renter. With renting becoming more and more common with time, it’s time we started looking at their financial situation and how insurance should be playing a big role in giving tenants peace of mind.

It’s not something that is widely discussed but something that should be at the forefront of every renters mind. Because at the end of the day, the last thing you want is to not be able to pay your rent and end up in that terrible financial situation.

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Investing For Your Children & Grandchildren

Investing For Your Children & Grandchildren

Every parent and grandparent naturally wants to see the best for their children and grandchildren. We wanted to get into some of the methods that this can be done financially.

Setting them up for adult life through financial education is key to giving your offspring the best chance at success in this heavily competitive world. There are many ways this can be done and we look at the most applicable solutions here.

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Your options at retirement

Your Options At Retirement

Looking at your options in retirement can be really key. How will your exact pension plan be able to fund your needs for finance in retirement? There are many different situations and avenues you can take all with different pros and cons.

Having someone guide you to a path that suits your own personal circumstances can be key and we look at a few of the options you have and how these differ.

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Six Principles Of Investing

Six Principles Of Investing

It’s tough to boil down the key points of a broad topic such as investing. There are many caveats and things to look out for when looking to make your money work for you.

We’ve done our best to squeeze as much information as possible into our Six Principles Of Investing piece for you to read. Hopefully at the end of this you will have a better outlook on how to invest your money profitably and sustainably for the future.

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