The Finsbury Associates Podcast

Finsbury Associates

This is the official podcast award-winning wealth management and financial advisory provider, Finsbury Associates.

The Finsbury Associates podcast aims to bring market-leading insights into trends and factors affecting investment and financial well-being of expats in the UAE - by offering the best possible advice, and carefully selecting and recommending suitable products and strategies, our professional team is committed to ensuring all clients reach their stated goals.

All Episodes

In the latest episode of the Finsbury Associates Podcast, our host, Greg Stockton, Group Commercial Director of Blue Sky Thinking Group sat down with Partners and Senior Wealth Advisors, Carla De Silvo and James Gormley to discuss the current state of the market when it comes to Life Insurance and Critical Illness Cover. The team discuss some of the misconceptions they've heard; as well as some of the stories of their experiences with clients that have made the move towards financial protection. If you’ve got any suggestions or ideas about topics or news you’d like to hear us discuss on the podcast please do get in touch with us. You can reach out to us on info@finsbury-associates.com!

Oct 2019

20 min 1 sec

On this episode of The Finsbury Associates Podcast, Greg Stockton, Group Commercial Director of Blue Sky Thinking Group sat down with Rachel Howarth, Senior Account Manager at GC Partners and Garry Jones, Senior Advisor at Finsbury Associates, to discuss the ins and outs of foreign currency exchange. This episode offers detailed insights into the world of currency exchange, as well as how expats in the UAE can save money, by avoiding banks for their international fund transfers and working with dedicated currency trading organisations. If you’ve got any suggestions or ideas about topics or news you’d like to hear us discuss on the podcast please do get in touch with us. You can reach out to us on info@finsbury-associates.com!

Sep 2019

15 min 40 sec

On this episode of The Finsbury Associates Podcast, Greg Stockton, Group Commercial Director of Blue Sky Thinking Group sat down with Tony Hughes, Senior Financial Planner at Finsbury Associates, and Sarah Laventure, Head of Marketing at the Blue Sky Thinking Group, to discuss successful education planning. This episode offers detailed insights into how tuition fees and other ancillary costs should be considered, when putting together an effective plan for your children's schooling, whether that's at home or abroad, for everything from their primary to tertiary educations. If you’ve got any suggestions or ideas about topics or news you’d like to hear us discuss on the podcast please do get in touch with us. You can reach out to us on info@finsbury-associates.com! #School #Education #Investments #StudentLoans #Saving

Sep 2019

17 min 3 sec

On this episode of The Finsbury Podcast, Greg Stockton, Group Commercial Director of Blue Sky Thinking Group sat down with Mike Fannin, Non Executive Director of Carrick Wealth about the current state of the South African economy. This episode gives great insights into performances of multiple asset classes in the market, the country's potential for foreign direct investment, as well as how the current political climate is impacting the economy and the future prospects for the safety and stability of financial performance in the wider sub-saharan region. If you’ve got any suggestions or ideas about topics or news you’d like to hear us discuss on the podcast please do get in touch with us. You can reach out to us on info@finsbury-associates.com!

Aug 2019

18 min 30 sec

Our first guest on the Finsbury Associates Podcast is Harry Tregoning, owner of Tregoning Properties. Harry deals with both experienced real estate investors as well as first-time home buyers, and as a result he's seen his fair share of rookie mistakes from both ends of the spectrum. In today’s episode, we dig into some of the do's and don'ts of investing, the most important of which is "do your due diligence". Greg, Harry, and Hannah break down the specifics of what it means to make a sound investment. If you’ve got any suggestions or ideas about topics or news you’d like to hear us discuss on the podcast please do get in touch with us! You can reach out to us on info@finsbury-associates.com!

Jul 2019

12 min 2 sec

We’re pleased to introduce the Finsbury Associates team! Greg Stockton, Group Commercial Director of the Blue Sky Thinking Group introduces the team that you can expect to hear from on the podcast moving forward. James Gormley, Senior Wealth Advisor and Partner at Finsbury Associates is an accredited wealth manager with experience ranging from property and real estate investment to advising clients such as lifelong expatriates looking to secure their wealth before repatriating. Hannah Greenwood, Director of Finsbury Associates, is a Chartered Financial Planner specialising in tax efficient solutions, inheritance tax, retirement planning and protection. In this episode Greg, James and Hannah touch on the current state of the market in the UAE, where expatriates and locals alike face hurdles in preparing and protecting their wealth for the future from challenges such as taxation, inheritance, and broader financial legislation in home markets whilst trying to maximise the potential benefits of living and working in a tax-free market. If you’ve got any suggestions or ideas about topics or news you’d like to hear us discuss on the podcast please do get in touch with us! You can reach out to us on info@finsbury-associates.com!

Jul 2019

8 min 50 sec

As a part of the Blue Sky Thinking Group family, we’ve started The Finsbury Associates Podcast and as such we felt it was best that our Leadership team - Danielle Suchley, Managing Director of Blue Sky Thinking Group; Greg Stockton, Group Commercial Director of Blue Sky Thinking Group; and Rebecca Smith, Managing Director of Safe Hands got together to discuss why we as a company have decided to start a podcast and what we hope to be able to give you as our listeners. If you’ve got any suggestions or ideas about topics or news you’d like to hear us discuss on the podcast please do get in touch with us. You can reach out to us on info@finsbury-associates.com!

Jul 2019

15 min 1 sec