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Rising Cost of Risk in Wealth Management

SCM Direct is an innovative online investment manager offering clients direct low cost to high-end wealth management that is smart, common sense and modern. First launched in 2009 as a reaction to the 2008 financial crisis SCM is based just off Sloane Square, Westminster, London. We spoke to the firm’s Founding Partner, Gina Miller, to find out more about the company and the key issues around the rising cost of risk in wealth management

June 30, 2016
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Outliving Money is Top Retirement Concern According to New AICPA Survey

Americans are fearful of outliving their money in retirement and feeling stressed about healthcare costs, according to a new survey from the American Institute of CPAs.

November 23, 2015
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Wealth-X Reveals: The Wealthiest Women In Tech

Hewlett-Packard chief executive Meg Whitman claimed the top spot on a Wealth-X list released today of the five wealthiest women in the technology sector.

April 15, 2015
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ACE to Acquire Fireman's Fund HNW Personal Lines Business from Allianz

ACE Limited today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Fireman’s Fund high net worth personal lines insurance business in the United States from Allianz for US$365m. The acquisition expands ACE’s position as one of the largest high net worth personal lines insurers in the US.

December 18, 2014
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Virgin Boss Richard Branson Offers Staff Unlimited Annual Leave

Sir Richard Branson, the boss of the Virgin Group of companies, has offered his private staff as much holiday as they want to take.

September 25, 2014
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London Overtakes Hong Kong to Become World's Most Expensive City

London has been ranked as the most expensive city in the world, according to a new report from international real estate agent Savills.

September 24, 2014
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Warning Issued to Gold Investors

Investment analysts have issued a warning to investors in gold after the Royal Mint in Britain launched a new site trading in gold and silver coins.

September 23, 2014
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Oracle Boss to Step Down

The boss and joint founder of leading software firm Oracle, Larry Ellison, is to step down after 37 years of leadership. Mr Ellison, one of the world's richest people, will still remain an integral board member however.

September 19, 2014
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Report Suggests Half of China's HNWIs Want to Leave

A report by Barclays has suggested that nearly half of China's wealthiest people are considering leaving their home country.

September 18, 2014
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For Sale: Tropical Island in the Maldives with Hotel Planning Permission

An island in the Maldives has come onto the market, complete with planning permission for a luxury resort.

September 18, 2014
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Hong Kong Entrepreneur Buys 30 Rolls

In what is believed to be the single biggest order for Rolls-Royce cars, flamboyant Chinese businessman Stephen Hung has just ordered 30 for a total of £20m.

September 17, 2014
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HNWIs Increasing Family Investments

High-net-worth-individuals are increasingly diverting investments into family businesses, according to the results of a survey by KPMG.

September 12, 2014
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UK Prime Housing Market Hit by Tax Rises

High-value properties in the UK are becoming harder to sell, according to research carried out by the Financial Times.

September 09, 2014
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Singapore's Top 10 Billionaires Revealed

Wealth-X, the ultra high net worth intelligence and prospecting firm, has compiled a list of the top 10 Singapore-based billionaires.

July 09, 2014
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Who are the World Cup’s Richest Players?

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal's forward and captain, has been named as the wealthiest footballer competing in this year's World Cup by ultra high net worth intelligence and prospecting firm Wealth-X.

June 12, 2014
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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Not the Brits

Despite the lure of multi-million pound National Lottery and Euromillions payouts, most Brits have more modest targets when it comes to a life-changing cash windfall, new research reveals.

June 09, 2014
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