Mortgages and coronavirus: sorting the facts from the fiction

From payment holidays to the housing market’s future prospects, we address the most frequently asked questions around how COVID-19 is impacting mortgagors.  After the UK government announced a number of measures to support homeowners who are financially impacted by the outbreak of COVID-19, banks soon followed suit. But the reporting on what’s available has been […]

Volatile times

When you live in volatile and uncertain times, should you put your long-term plans on hold? Read or watch the news, and you will encounter a world that’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Glance at a stock market’s performance over the course of a few weeks, and what stands out is probably not the general […]

Coronavirus and the case for income protection insurance

Why cover is more critical now than ever to help protect those closest to you The coronavirus pandemic comes with wide-ranging and often unprecedented consequences for individuals and their families. The biggest and most serious is clearly the health dimension, which continues to unfold. But the economic disruption caused by the rapid spread of coronavirus […]

Be alert to fraud during this pandemic

How to protect your finances from fraudulent activity during these uncertain times. The conditions we’re experiencing now, we have never seen in our lifetimes. But the present does have several things in common with previous periods of turbulence: we are currently living through a climate of uncertainty, confusion and fear – and these are ideal […]

Maintaining responsible investment momentum after coronavirus

How the investment community can help advance the environmental gains that have come out of COVID-19 The consequences of the coronavirus pandemic will clearly be profound, wide-ranging and long-lasting. So, it’s no surprise that any sources of optimism to be found as the crisis unfolds are quickly seized upon. Perhaps the most significant so far […]

Volatile markets and your retirement plans

Whether you are in retirement, or planning for it from a long way out, market volatility presents challenges and opportunities. We look at some strategies to help keep you on track. Whether you are in retirement, or planning for it from a long way out, market volatility presents challenges and opportunities. We look at some […]

Supporting the sandwich generation in times of crisis

How to ensure a safe financial future for yourself, your parents and your children during the coronavirus pandemic. Members of the sandwich generation, those individuals in their 40s, 50s and 60s who are bringing up their own children while also providing care for their parents, face increased financial strain in the best of times. Pulled […]

All business will be conducted by telephone or video converence

In the interest of public safety and following most recent guidance, we will conduct all business by telephone or video conference going forward. We will support our clients throughout this difficult period in markets and their business trading, providing concise information regarding the support available. Our goal must be to prevent the unnecessary spread of […]

Business as usual

It’s currently business as usual here at McGrady Financial Services. We’re taking precautions as advised and have implemented protocols to address concerns around COVID-19. We’re making full use of technology with video calling & telephone meetings available for all our valued clients. If you‘ve any queries or would like to arrange an appointment, please contact […]

Careers Convention at St Malachy’s High School Castlewellan

McGrady Financial Services were delighted to attend the recent Year 10 and Year 12 Careers Convention in St Malachy’s High School Castlewellan. Philip McCrickard (Managing Director) commented that “it was a fantastic opportunity to share our experiences and advice with the students of St Malachy’s High School. This is a key part of our social […]