We follow the internationally recognised Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and Financial Planning Standards Board’s proven and rigorous six step approach to financial planning:
Your first meeting is at our expense and without obligation while we get to know each other. We will ask you to think about your future lifestyle and what is most important to you. This will enable us to understand your goals, concerns and current financial situation. We will discuss what you are seeking to achieve, identify potential financial strategies and clearly outline the costs of our services.
When you are happy to proceed, we will:
We then use this information to create a comprehensive Financial Snapshot that summarises our understanding of your goals, concerns, assets, liabilities, income, expenditure and attitude to risk.
To make good decisions, you need to know how your finances might shape up in the years ahead given sensible assumptions.
The next step is for us to prepare a fully researched strategy report and financial forecast which:
and also considers the opportunity for:
We will meet with you to discuss the findings in more detail, consider “what if?” situations and answer any questions you may have. By the end of this stage you will have a robust strategic plan so you can make informed decisions.
Once you have received the report, you may wish to implement the strategy and, if so, we can take your instruction to carry out the actions on your behalf.
Once our recommendations have been fully implemented, we meet with you to:
Moving forward, we hope that you wish to retain our ongoing services. These are designed to meet all your requirements for your financial plan and include unlimited access to our team.
The service includes a thorough annual review of your portfolio along with recommendations to make best use of your annual income, capital gains and if appropriate, inheritance tax allowances.
Your financial forecast will be maintained and fine-tuned to keep in line with your changing circumstances.
With your permission, and if appropriate, we will also liaise with other appointed advisers on matters such as:
At Servo Private Wealth, we work with wealthy families, high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs as well as companies and charities to grow and protect the value of their, and their client’s wealth, over the long term.