During Good Money week, we asked our client Alison, to write a little about why, even back in the 90’s, she wanted to invest ethically and with social conscience. Back in 1991 with coloured and permed hair and when mortgage interest...
The Climate Change Challenge and Potential Solutions -Guest Blog by Louisiana Salge, Senior Sustainability Specialist, EQ Investors
I am Louisiana Salge, Senior Sustainability Specialist at EQ Investors. I joined the investment sector from a background in sustainabiliy because I deeply believe that the finance sector can be an important lever for sustainable change. Investing should not just...
It's Good Money Week! This is the week where those in our profession and the investment industry focus on money that’s good for people, the planet and your pocket. This is a national campaign to help grow and raise awareness of sustainable, responsible and ethical...
If you’ve visited our website recently you may have noticed that we have added a new page under the ‘who we help’ section of the website, entitled ‘Positive Impact’. You can visit this page HERE. If you visit the page you’ll see that we’ve created a free guide to...
In writing this post I looked for a quote about ‘getting to know someone’, but quickly gave up because it isn’t overly authentic to me. Being authentic, or ‘true to myself’, is one of my personal values. As financial planners it is important that we get to know what...
As most of you will know, until recently Magenta had been an all-female work force. Whilst for those of you who have been clients a long time, this is just something you are used to - this certainly bucks the trend in the wider Financial Service Profession, especially...
This week the government announced reforms to social care, increasing National Insurance and Dividend Tax. Whilst National Insurance increases will be applied across all of the United Kingdom, the details around whether the new social care cap is to be adopted in...
Financial independence isn't just about how much money you have. It's about having the knowledge you need in order to be confident in making your own financial decisions. Female or male, single or married, we all need to be in control of our financial lives. But women...
On 1st September it’ll be 5 years since we launched Magenta. I can’t believe it’s gone so quickly, and it only seems like yesterday that Julie and I were calling many of you to let you know about the change and our plans for our new brand. In the last 5 years we’ve...
Financial health and mental health are intrinsically linked. The state of our mental health and wellbeing can make it harder to get on top of our finances and can lead to experiences of the financial stress which can then further impact our mental health.Yet talking...
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