My property is my pension!

My property is my pension!

We often hear this statement. It is usually spoken with great conviction and is based on the well known fact that property always goes up – OR DOES IT? Capital growth There is no question that property prices in the UK have shown some fantastic increases in recent...
Why Magenta?

Why Magenta?

Why did we call ourselves Magenta Financial Planning? Next week Magenta will be 3 years old. The last 3 years have flown by and we are grateful to all our wonderful clients, business supporters, staff, friends and family, who encourage and inspire us every day! Just...
Investment mistakes

Investment mistakes

 “The Big Mistake”… In late 1999, I met a new client who was about to sell his business and retire after 30 years hard work. He wanted some advice about his retirement and what to do with the sale proceeds. He already had some investments and...