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  • Advice
    June 22, 2022
    Did you see us in The Sunday Times?
    Our very own Daniel Frampton FPFS recently discussed all about saving for retirement and tax options....
  • News
    June 16, 2022
    How do I invest? Acumen explores how to invest with The Telegraph
    Our very own Daniel Frampton FPFS recently discussed equity release options with The Telepgraph, he ....
  • Advice
    May 4, 2022
    Why Red Bull is the world’s most unique company
    Imagine going back in time 40 years and explaining that an energy drink company would rise to power,....
  • News
    March 25, 2022
    Spring Budget 2022: What you need to know
    The Chancellor recently released his budget with an aim to help consumers with the rising cost of li....
  • Advice
    February 14, 2022
    How to spot financial scams
    This blog is slightly different from our usual content – in fact, it is much more of a Public Serv....
  • Advice
    January 27, 2022
    The cheap, the expensive and the downright insane. A guide to Peter Lynch’s P/E philosophy
    Author of the best-selling title “One up on Wall-Street” and legendary manager of the Fidelit....
  • Advice
    January 25, 2022
    The Hive
    Hello, I am Lucy Molina and I am one of the Business Support team at Acumen, but my role al....
  • Advice
    December 23, 2021
    What is the best way to save for retirement?
    We all want to enjoy a long and happy retirement enjoying the things we love the most. Of course, to....
  • Advice
    December 20, 2021
    Airpods Revenue Vs. Top Tech Companies
    Apple has long been established as a titan of the tech industry and a revenue behemoth. As the first....
  • Pensions
    December 13, 2021
    How National Insurance Credits can boost your Pension
    Did you know that National Insurance credits can help top up your pension if you’ve accrued any ga....
  • Investments
    December 9, 2021
    Investors lulled into ‘dreamland’ by central banks, warns Bill Gross
    Bill Gross - world famous investor and founder of PIMCO, a global fixed income investment company ha....
  • Advice
    December 7, 2021
    What are National Insurance credits and who can claim them?
    National Insurance credits are a useful means of plugging any gaps in your National Insurance record....
  • Investments
    December 2, 2021
    The latest on Cryptocurrency from Daniel Frampton FPFS, Cert SMP
    The next phase of the internet or a flash in the pan? Cryptocurrency has been making waves recently ....
  • Life Insurance
    October 30, 2021
    When do I need to update my life insurance policy?
    It’s tempting to think of life insurance as a financial product that you buy once and forget about....
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
    October 20, 2021
    What are the different types of Lasting Power of Attorney?
    Having a Lasting Power of Attorney can ensure that, should you ever suffer an accident or serious il....
  • Financial Planning
    October 12, 2021
    The Importance of Inheritance Tax Planning
    If you’ve worked hard all your life to provide for your loved ones after you’re gone, inheritanc....
  • Advice
    September 20, 2021
    Viva La Bitcoin Revolution
    El Salvador became the first country to make Bitcoin legal tender. But we must ask, what does this m....
  • Company News
    September 1, 2021
    Acumen IFA to feature in The Champion Newspaper
    Our Independent Financial Advisor, Mike Moore BA(Hons) APFS, spoke with the Champion Newspaper to di....
  • Company News
    August 13, 2021
    Acumen Financial feature in the Champion Newspaper
    Our Managing Director, Angela Maher BA DipPFS, spoke with the Champion Newspaper about Acumen Intern....
  • Investments
    August 12, 2021
    Myth-busting the most common misconceptions about investing
    It's safe to say that the investment world has somewhat of a chequered past that’s led to an endur....
  • Life Insurance
    How much life insurance do I really need?
    Life insurance is one of the most effective tools for ensuring your loved ones and dependents are fi....
  • Equity Release
    July 20, 2021
    How grandparents are using equity release to help their grandchildren get onto the property ladder
    Forget the Bank of Mum and Dad, amidst the current housing boom it’s the Bank of Grandma and Grand....
  • Equity Release
    July 12, 2021
    Don’t leave your property wealth out of retirement planning
    The LV= Wealth and Wellbeing Monitor surveys 4,000 UK consumers on a quarterly basis to gather insig....
  • Investments
    July 8, 2021
    An Introduction to Cryptocurrency
    JP Morgan have described cryptocurrency as the world's first truly new asset in the last 100 yea....
  • Company News
    July 5, 2021
    Acumen IFA, to feature in the Heswall Magazine
    Our Independent Financial Advisor, Helen Whiting DipPFS, spoke with the Heswall Magazine to discuss ....
  • Financial Planning
    June 20, 2021
    Common Inheritance Tax Myths
    When it comes to inheritance tax (IHT), the internet is awash with misconceptions, half-truths and f....
  • Financial Planning
    June 12, 2021
    5 questions you need to ask your financial planning consultant
    So you've reached that stage in your life where you could do with some extra financial planning supp....
  • News
    June 8, 2021
    Pass the Popcorn!
    Here is the latest from Daniel Frampton APFS about the AMC chain of cinemas. Read on to find out mo....
  • Life Insurance
    April 30, 2021
    What are the different types of personal insurance available?
    There are few guarantees in life. Death and taxes may very well be the only two certainties, as Benj....
  • Life Insurance
    April 23, 2021
    Why you should swap the Lotto for life insurance
    While it’s true that life insurance costs depend largely on your individual circumstances, that’....