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Dividend growth over ten years easily beats inflation

The release of the latest Capita Dividend Monitor highlighted the importance of income in the UK market. The £33.3 billion paid in the second quarter was the largest on record and was 14.5% up on the same period last year. Once stripping special dividends and the...

Shore Financial Planning’s Ben Yearsley on The General Election

The Conservative government massively underestimated the power of populism. This election turned out not to be about Brexit, but about generational difference in the UK. The Conservatives set the tone early by wanting to means test the winter fuel payment, reduce the...

Trish Deykin Send-off Event

To support our wonderful, inspirational friend and MS sufferer, Trish Deykin, reach her goal of competing in both the European and World Triathlon Sprint Championships this year, Pilgrims Ice Cream are hosting a send-off party and everyone is invited. They’ll be...

Shore Financial Planning’s Ben Yearsley on The Autumn Statement

A fairly lacklustre final Autumn Statement today, with very little for those in the investment community. As expected, growth will slow and borrowing will be higher going forward, with Brexit to blame. However, GDP growth of 2.1% in 2016 is still expected to be the...

Shore Financial Planning’s Ben Yearsley on Trump

So ‘The Donald’ has done it. Much to the confusion of the pollsters, the liberal media and the watching world, Donald Trump has done what few thought possible and will be the next president of the United States. He was aided by a very unpopular democratic candidate....

Shore Financial Planning’s Ben Yearsley on Base Rates

With base rates cut to unprecedented low levels of 0.25%, investors are finding it increasingly difficult achieving a reasonable level of income from their deposits and investment portfolio. Cash rates of 1.5% are the maximum that can be expected from bank accounts...

Shore Financial Planning’s Ben Yearsley on Brexit

As I write this at midday on Friday June 24th, the stock market has recovered some of its poise. Financial stocks that were 25% – 30% down at the market open have recovered somewhat to be only down 20%. The FTSE 100 opened down 8% and is now about 4.5% down. The...

Shore Financial Planning Team Attempt ‘FireWalk’

Shore Financial (Plymouth) Limited are raising money for Devon & Cornwall charity ‘Twelves Company’ in a bid to raise important funds for the good work they do. On Friday February 26th, at the Life Centre in Plymouth, SFP employees Jon & Alison Treharne along...

Shore Financial Planning’s Ben Yearsley on India

India                        The recent visit of the Indian Prime Minister Modi has reignited interest in the Indian investment story. It is one that is unique in the world as it is an emerging market story with a population of over one billion that largely speak...

Clients Only Area

Shore Financial Planning are pleased to have launched an area of our website for clients only. In this section we have included some factsheets with information on various topics, including the latest pension rules, an explanation of NISAs and also how to choose an...