Watch Paul talk about Tandem Financial, how it exists to build relationships of trust, give the best financial advice and services, add real value and help you make smart choices with your money.
Many complications and deep emotions get tangled up with money. It does not help that the rules keep changing, with the financial landscape around us often complex and obscure.
How should I invest my money for the future?
How would my family cope without my income in the picture?
Am I currently paying more tax than I really need to?
At Tandem, we understand these questions and they are posed to us by our clients. This is where we take great joy in making a positive difference to their lives, namely through tailored, specialist financial planning.
The key thing is to determine the right path for you and your loved ones. It is about comprehending the highs and lows, pre-empting potential pitfalls and preparing the best way ahead. This is where comprehensive financial planning makes all the difference.
Choosing an independent financial adviser is an important decision. Your IFA will come to know a lot about you, and will likely be with you on the journey for a long time.
At Tandem Financial, we take this responsibility very seriously. That is why we promise to always treat you the way we want to be treated ourselves.
As an IFA near Harpenden, we partner with business owners, successful families and retirees from many different professions and walks of life. Since everyone is different, at Tandem we always avoid blanket solutions, instead presenting a financial strategy tailored to your unique needs and goals.
Whether you are looking for investment advice, will writing, estate planning, mortgage advice or retirement planning, there is space for a conversation about your financial situation here at Tandem.
Paul has been advising clients for over 15 years. He loves engaging with both new and existing clients, helping them find clarity with their finances. Paul set up Tandem to spend more time with his clients to develop the relationships. He is passionate about accuracy, service and high standards. Paul’s favourite past times include spending time with family, golf, cricket, films and riding his motorbike. What more is there?
Alison was formerly a commercial manager in the aircraft industry, leasing and selling aircraft, working at Rolls Royce, EasyJet and BAE Systems. She was responsible for negotiating contract documentation with customers and suppliers from Europe to South America. Alison brings communication skills, organisational abilities and accuracy to Tandem. Alison is a devoted mum to our children, Miles and Rory. As well as her children, Alison’s passions include: fashion, travel, gardening and a nice cup of tea!
Kevin has worked in finance for 20 years and been a para-planner, working with Paul for the last 8 years. He specialises in the preparation of bespoke client financial plans and annual reviews. Kevin enjoys liaising with clients and going the extra mile to provide the best service possible. Away from work, Kevin is a keen golfer (as long as it is not raining) and enjoys football, wine, reading and dining out.
Steve has over 25 years in financial services experience. He specialises in advising on all types of mortgages including residential, buy-to-let, commercial and equity release. He also advises on protection and insurance. Married with 2 dogs (Sky & Luna), when not working or walking the dogs he is usually to be found slaving away in the garden under his wife’s watchful eye.
Marcos has been a professional Will writer and Estate Planner since 2003. He has extensive knowledge and experience in dealing with all estate planning situations. A Fellow of the Institute of Professional Will writers, Marcos operates to the highest professional and ethical standards. He is able to advise on wills, trusts, guardianship for minors, long term care protection, re-marriages and lasting powers of attorney.
Let us look after the whole spectrum of your financial concerns, leaving you free to ‘dream a new dream’.
Using our collective experience, we will help you make the difficult, big decisions, or even the small, personal ones.
Our new offices are designed specifically to create a five-star experience that is also intimate and human.
There is ample free parking, wheelchair access and lift, fresh tea and coffee and a welcome smile to greet you.
We love efficiency, courtesy and service excellence. We thrive on accuracy, high standards and adding real value.
We aim to remove the complexity and provide confidence, focus and peace of mind.