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How your money could have a positive impact on the world

Posted on 24 Apr 2019

In our previous newsletter I introduced you to the concept of impact investing and how your money could potentially make a positive difference to the world around us.  ... Continue Reading

Taking control: why it’s so important to make a Will

Posted on 24 Apr 2019

Most people would rather go on holiday than make a Will, but making sure you have done that is arguably one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family, to protect your partner, your children, and your assets. ... Continue Reading

Lady Bay Open Gardens 2019 – Save The Date!

Posted on 24 Apr 2019

CL4Women are delighted to be sponsoring the Lady Bay Open Gardens weekend for a second consecutive year. Last year’s event was a great success with over 1,300 attending, 2... Continue Reading


Posted on 26 Apr 2019

A recent polling report on public attitudes to money provided insights to behaviours around finance and investment when comparing men to women. ... Continue Reading

Ensuring you are insured!

Posted on 08 May 2019

In recent years we have read lots about women earning on average less than their male colleagues and, in our last newsletter, we referenced some alarming research which suggested that women’s pension funds are on average a lot less than men’s.  ... Continue Reading

You're invited to an Afternoon Tea Party

Posted on 18 Sep 2018

Come for a relaxed evening of fun with refreshments, cake, and cocktails. There will be a charity raffle and two guest speakers, Sophie Kennedy from EQ Investors and Rebecca Morgan-Jones from The Recharge Room. You’re welcome to bring a friend, just let us know! Free entry. Click here to view invite... Continue Reading

Have you thought about impact investing?

Posted on 13 Aug 2018

We as a society are becoming more and more aware of wanting to make the world a better, safer place to live. At CL4Women we are mindful that female investors in particular are increasingly concerned with how their money is invested and have a desire to create a legacy for their children and grandchildren in a responsible way. That’s why we are delighted to have recently p... Continue Reading

Women face gender pension gap of 11%

Posted on 13 Aug 2018

One of the key issues we as women face is that of retirement planning. Not only do we tend to get paid less for the same jobs as men and take time off from our careers to raise a family, but we also tend to live longer than men. That means we tend to build smaller retirement funds but need to make them last longer! Recent research from Fidelity suggests that young women in their late 20... Continue Reading

Cash Flow Modelling – Helping to map your financial journey

Posted on 13 Aug 2018

I am excited to let you know about a major new development within CL4Women over recent months, and that is the introduction of Cash Flow Modelling to our client advice process. In short, Cash Flow Modelling allows us to use the data which our clients have provided us – such as their assets, liabilities, income, expenditure etc. – and provides a forecast of how their wealth may grow ... Continue Reading

The importance of using a specialist divorce lawyer

Posted on 13 Aug 2018

In my role heading up CL4Women I have met many female clients and professionals who are going through, or have recently gone through, the painful process of a divorce. It is such a stressful time for any woman and it often leads to many financial uncertainties. Here, Caroline Elliott of Shakespeare Martineau Solicitors explains why using a specialist Family Lawyer can help you through a div... Continue Reading

Queen of Hearts - CL4Women giving back

Posted on 13 Aug 2018

Sponsorship for West Bridgford Open Gardens – A lovely day was had by all at West Bridgford Open Gardens on the weekend of 30th June. The event was a resounding success with over 1,300 people in attendance over the two days. A total of 24 gardens of all shapes and sizes took part with families enjoying the hospitality and entertainment. Despite the high tempera... Continue Reading

Women underestimate pension pots by two thirds

Posted on 20 Jul 2016

Britain’s over 50s need to double the amount they believe they need to generate a decent income in retirement, according to new research. Research by Saga Investment Services also found that women underestimate their pension pots by almost two thirds. Saga’s report found that over 50s felt they would need an average annual income of £15,200 to cover their e... Continue Reading

Market Views – Update on recent volatility

Posted on 25 Aug 2015

During difficult market conditions, such as those experienced recently, it is easy to get caught up in the short-term noise and become irrational, which is what a lot of short-term investors and those operating on a ‘DIY’ basis will be... Continue Reading

Cockburn Lucas nominated as finalist for Investor Growth Awards 2015

Posted on 21 Oct 2015

During difficult market conditions, such as those experienced recently, it is easy to get caught up in the short-term noise and become irrational, which is what a lot of short-term investors and those operating on a ‘DIY’ basis will be... Continue Reading

Flowers to Choose, Arrange, Create and Surround, so your Table Talks

Posted on 26 Apr 2019

Now that springtime has arrived – why not make a table centre piece to brighten up your home.   ... Continue Reading