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Why we are a FEIFA member

Why we are a FEIFA member

United Advisers Group is proud to be a FEIFA member and we wanted to explain what this means for our clients. What is FEIFA ‘FEIFA’ stands for The Federation of European Independent Financial Advisers. It is a non-profit trade association that, for the last decade, has represented, supported, and assisted English-speaking Financial Advisers (IFAs) operating …

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Market Summary – August 2019

Market Summary – August 2019

Boris Johnson: MPs Choice or People’s Choice? The Conservative party has a new leader, and Britain has a new Prime Minister, and his name is Boris. Boris Johnson, likes to be a bit of a showman, but demonstrated in his previous role as Foreign Secretary, that he’s not a ‘details’ person, which may be part …

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Market Summary – June 2019

Market Summary – June 2019

Political events shake the world stage, causing market instability A May sell-off in global equity markets followed harsher Sino-US trade dispute rhetoric and veiled Chinese threats to restrict US rare earth metals access, indicating there’s nothing quite like a long, painful trade war between the US and China for choking global growth. Now Trump is …

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Universal Access Bonds® to support our American clients

Universal Access Bonds® to support our American clients

United Advisers Group will be using the recently launched Universal Access Bonds® (UAB®) to support their American/US connected clients living outside the U.S. Financial planning and investing for Americans has become harder in recent years with the IRS and FATCA, causing Americans to be unwelcome at many financial institutions.  These changes have created challenges in …

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Facts and trends for cryptocurrencies in 2019

Facts and trends for cryptocurrencies in 2019

Cryptocurrencies have been growing in popularity since the development of blockchain technology. We run through the key trends and what you should consider before investing in cryptocurrencies in 2019. What is a cryptocurrency? It is a currency independent of a country, an economy or one central bank. This 100% digital asset works like traditional currency …

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Craig Gardner promoted to Financial Planner in Madrid

Craig Gardner promoted to Financial Planner in Madrid

After four years with United Advisers Group, we are pleased to announce that Craig has been promoted to Financial Planner. Over the past year, he has joined Director David Cooper in launching our new Lifestyle Financial Planning service. Craig is now our lifestyle-planning specialist in Madrid. Our state of the art software allows Craig to …

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Market Summary and Brexit Update – April 2019

Market Summary and Brexit Update – April 2019

Once again, Brexit dominates the political stage, so this month we focus on very recent events to bring you a top-of-the-bill Brexit update. Brexit Update You’re no doubt aware that the UK did not leave the EU on the 29th March, so-called ‘Brexit Day’ but instead received an extension until yesterday, 12th April 2019. Following …

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Is property investing properly investing?

Is property investing properly investing?

I was bought up believing that buying a house was an investment and you should do it come hell or high water. For as long as I can remember, both my seniors and peers have touted property as ‘a good investment’. But, is it really? I explore the reality around whether buying bricks and mortar …

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Spotlight Interview with Natalia Tyrakowska

Spotlight Interview with Natalia Tyrakowska

Natalia joined us as a Client Relationship Manager in Switzerland at the beginning of October last year, which coincided with our Annual Conference, so we immediately whisked her off to Palma Mallorca to “meet the folks!”, which happened to be everyone in the company!  We caught up with Natalia in Geneva… What made you join …

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When it comes to finance, why isn’t there equal representation?

When it comes to finance, why isn’t there equal representation?

We recently promoted our first female financial planner, Olivia Williams, and while it is undoubtedly better to have one female planner than no female planners, it did make us take a step back and look at female representation within finance, for both clients and advisors. There are a number of inequalities around females and finance: Men tend to …

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