To view an online version of this newsletter in your browser please click here
Integra Financial
Bulletin Issue 19 : March 2017
This Month : Forecast Changeable
 

Welcome to our March Integra Bulletin!

Dear Client,

We hope this bulletin will keep you up-to-date with topical financial matters that can directly affect you… and your money!

The Forecast Ahead

It seems that job of Economic forecasting is increasingly becoming somewhat of a poisoned chalice. When an institution as old highly regarded as The Bank of England gets its doom laden Brexit forecast so wrong it does beg the question of why we should believe any forecasts, good or bad, when they come from people professing the ability to predict the future.

The only certainty is that change will be a constant in our lives. Some time ago in our Newsletter we presented a time lapse video of how much Europe has changed over the last 1000 years and we thought it might be helpful to present it again here. 

A 1000 Years of European Borders! - click to see this YouTube video 


Portfolio Review

Trunp, Putin and May

Seismic shifts in world politics with Brexit closer to home and Donald Trump in the US makes it difficult to present any credible forecast for the year ahead.

In spite of this we remain positive in economic terms and although acknowledging the now inevitable volatility in World markets we are optimistic about 2017. 

We are currently reviewing our investment strategy for your portfolios to ensure they continue to meet the ongoing economic circumstances prevailing around the World.

This month will hopefully have Prime Minister May presenting her Brexit plans. President Trump is moving forward with his expansionary Economic policy in the United States even if his Foreign Policy and his attempts to butter up President Putin in Russia is causing Western Leaders increasing anxiety. 

There are many situations playing out on a daily basis in the UK, the US, continental Europe and the Far East, which might provide an indicator for changes in direction and we can only remain vigilant during our current research period.

Tax Year End!!!

Trump, May and Putin

The end of the Tax year is fast approaching and in addition to the increasing ISA allowance, there may be opportunities for you to increase your pension contributions, to maximise tax saving. Please let us know if you would like to discuss any issues (particularly involving income tax) as we move through the coming weeks.


regards, Jeremy Hill
 www.integrafinancial.co.uk

 

Your Financial Planning... Don't delay!
It's never too soon to act.

Whether planning your children's or grandchildren's Further Education, arranging mortgages, life cover or your pension provision - please chat with us to discuss what options may be best for you.
Find out more >

 
Need Advice?
We're here to help.
You can contact us at any time to discuss any financial matter that may be of concern to you.

Telephone: 01344 874490 
or email us at advice@integrafinancial.co.uk

     
Why not Skype us or Facetime us
Skype is a dynamic way of communicating with us via your computer.

All you need is a web camera and it is then possible to hold a conversation with us 'face-to-face'. If you would like to use this skype facility please email us. You can also Facetime us if you prefer.

 
Your email address
If you have received a paper based version of this newsletter it means we do not currently have a record of your email address.

Providing your email enables us to contact you more quickly than using the postal system… and ensures that we can send you future newsletters electronically.


Your views

We are always keen to hear your views. Please visit www.integrafinancial.co.uk and let me know if you think we should do anything differently.

Unsubscribe
Integra Financial Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 612749). Registered in England & Wales at 1 Summerwood, Charters Road, Sunningdale, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 9SQ. Company Registered Number - 6390466