Young, free and independent

As a young professional, you’re just starting to successfully build your career – and your money, too. We think there’s no better time to start thinking about the future.

We’ll help you…

Form healthy habits

It’s something that many of us never learn until much later in life – no wonder, when money is rarely talked about or taught in school. But forming good saving habits early on can make all the difference later.

We can help you find simple ways of saving that work for both your lifestyle and your circumstances.

Buy your first home

Buying a house is often the first major financial decision you’ll make in life. It’s fair to say it can feel like a daunting prospect – so it helps to have someone experienced to take you through things.

We can help you find your perfect mortgage, guiding you through the process so you can get on the property ladder with ease.

Plan for the future

The earlier you start thinking about the future, the better – especially from a financial perspective. While it might be hard to think about longer-term goals right now, doing so can have a big payoff.

We can help you get started on your financial planning journey, building a tailored strategy designed to help you meet your goals.

Get started – affordably

It’s easy for firms to talk about the benefits of financial advice, but the reality is that it’s simply an unaffordable luxury for many, particularly people in their twenties. We want to help change that.

We offer a special starter fee for people who are just starting their financial journey, so you can get good advice at an affordable rate.

Our services

Savings and investments

We can help you determine where best to put your money in order to get your desired level of returns.

Financial education

We can help you master the basics, increase your knowledge and lay the foundations for a healthy financial future.

Financial planning

We can help you begin to set some financial objectives for the future, creating a tailored financial plan to make them achievable.


We offer a wide range of mortgage products, searching the whole of the market to find you the best possible deal.

Who we work with

No matter where you are in your life, we can help you make the right decisions to encourage long-term financial security. Find out more about the kinds of people we work with.

Settling down

We understand that this stage in life is all about providing for and making memories with your family. We can help you make the most of this time, while also saving for the future.

Planning for retirement

We believe the key to a successful retirement is to act as soon as you can – whatever age that may be. With our support, you can have peace of mind that your future is being cared for.

In retirement

Retirement is something you’ve earned through many years of hard work – and we believe financial worries shouldn’t get in the way of enjoying this time.

Later life care

As we age, we will often need to make some changes to the way we live – and that means being financially prepared for those adjustments. We can help you and your loved ones plan for your later life needs with confidence.

Final salary pensions

Transferring away from your defined benefit/final salary pension is a big, irreversible decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. It’s therefore necessary for you to seek independent financial advice if you’re considering this.

Strategic Solutions and Strategic Solutions Chartered Financial Planners are trading styles of Strategic Solutions Financial Services which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, Number 525733.

Principals: Kevin Forbes, Jefferson Fawcett, Giles Wellington, Allan Cruse, Nathan Harris.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) does not regulate all of these products and services. To ensure we carry out your instructions accurately, to help us to continually improve our service and in the interests of security, we may record and monitor your telephone communications or conversations with us.  Copies of our telephone recordings will be available on request, for a period of 5 years after the recording was made.