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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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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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Olivia Williams returns as a Financial Planner at United Advisers Marine

Olivia Williams returns as a Financial Planner at United Advisers Marine

Olivia has been a key member of the United Advisers team since 2003 when she joined as a Client Relationship Manager, and she returns following maternity leave as a Financial Planner for United Advisers Marine. We catch up with Olivia about her new role and why females are underrepresented in finance. UAM: ‘Firstly welcome back! …

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Market Commentary – February 2019

Market Commentary – February 2019

On the whole, an enthusiastic market response for the beginning of the New Year, perhaps bearing out the legitimacy of the so-called ‘January Effect’. With the rejection of Theresa May’s Brexit proposition on January 15th, major European markets rallied with a burst of optimism based on the potential for a postponement of the UK leaving …

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How bad could Brexit be on financial markets?

How bad could Brexit be on financial markets?

With the EU and the UK seemingly deadlocked on a Brexit deal, and the prospect of a hard ‘no-deal’ Brexit looming ever nearer, what do financial experts believe the impact of Brexit will be on the UK economy and financial markets? Economists generally appear to agree that Brexit will be bad news. Major institutions like …

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Information for UK Nationals in the EU

Information for UK Nationals in the EU

As the Brexit saga continues it can be hard to know where to turn to for information. The CAB in Spain has a page dedicated to sharing information for UK Nationals in the EU. You can access that page HERE. In summary Your right to stay in the EU will depend on your nationality, your residency,  your …

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