Author: Jeremy Deedes

Right hand, left hand

The Financial Conduct Authority, the regulator of retail financial services in the UK, issued two documents this week, both of which are important for consumers. Both have the potential to influence the delivery and content of...

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The meaning of freedom

As a life planner, my business proposition is to help clients achieve a degree of freedom they have probably never known before in their personal lives and their dealings with money. However, freedom definitely does not mean...

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Holiday time

After a gruelling first three months of the year, culminating in an unusually hectic run up to the tax year end on 5 April, its now time to take a break over Easter. The backlog of client work is all but cleared and investment...

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Illustrator found!

Thrilled that Tim Bulmer has agreed to illustrate my book. Really looking forward to seeing his solutions to a difficult brief. Loved his comments on reading my third draft: ‘Hi Jeremy Just finished reading “Living...

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School talk

It was a real privilege to have been asked to talk to a part of our local school about money. this was part of their Chaplaincy programme and I was asked to talk about the ethics and morality of money, focusing on integrity...

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Jimmy Rea’s memorial service

Saturday, memorial service for Jimmy, the young son of old friend of ours.  Jimmy, born Australia in 1987, brought up on a farm near us in Yorkshire, died aged 26 when the wing of his Tiger Moth broke off in the air over the...

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Reunion

Great to get together yesterday evening with fellow life financial planners Tina Weeks and Dennis Hall. Over a superb dinner at Orso just off Covent Garden we talked about our businesses and the future of retail financial...

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