Five common tactics used by investment scammers

Five common tactics used by investment scammers

Three tips to avoid becoming a victim Julie recently met a new client who sadly had lost over £100,000 to a sustained campaign of telephone investment scamming aimed at retired people. This is becoming more worrying as these con artists are using ever more...
A real life scam experience

A real life scam experience

In January Magenta focused on writing blogs about scams and how to protect yourself online. Over the last 4 months, we’ve seen an increase in those we know being targeted by scams and our staff have even been on the receiving end! We’ve asked Valerie, to share her...
Top online scams

Top online scams

In our last blog, we talked you through some of the ways scammers try to make you part with your money. In our second blog, we explore some of the top online scams to keep an eye out for. Remember: If you know of someone who would find this information useful, then...
Cash is not king!

Cash is not king!

We’ve written about this many times before, however, the events around the Brexit deal and the market volatility we have seen of the first few weeks of 2019 has prompted us to want to reiterate the importance sticking with your investments and that time in the market...
How to spot scam messages

How to spot scam messages

When we retire, many of us picture long lazy days spent bankside. Fishing is a particularly popular pastime amongst the retired population. However, when it comes to our online safety, there’s a different type of danger lurking in the waters. Phishing (pronounced the...

Positive Impact Investing – A New Focus for a New Year!

Using your money for the greater good For those looking to make the world a better place, but not wanting to sacrifice returns or profits, positive impact investing aims to support positive social and environmental issues at the same time as providing good financial...