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Below you will find the latest articles covering a wide range of issues and topics relevant to financial advisers. Articles are written by contributors from Embark’s businesses as well as other partners and providers and are not promotional or sponsored.

These articles are intended for regulated financial advisers and intermediaries only.

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Living longer: Can we afford it?

By Steven Hay, co-manager of funds, Baillie Gifford

Embark Adviser newsletter

What are the chances of living to 105? For a child born in the west today, it’s over 50 per cent, according to the authors of The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity... But can we afford it?

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COVID-19's impact on inflation

By Richard Booth, Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst, Franklin Templeton

COVID-19, Embark Adviser newsletter

Despite upward price pressures in certain industries, on balance there doesn't appear to be a sustained inflation dynamic at work. Thus far, the Covid-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on both demand and supply.

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Deflation has intensified – the global view

By Ariel Bezalel and Harry Richards, Fixed Income at Jupiter Asset Management

Embark Adviser newsletter

The vast scale of government and central bank support provided to the economy over the last six months has led many investors and market commentators to question whether we have reached an inflection point where inflationary forces will have the upper hand over the coming years.

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ESG: You must prepare for crucial conversations

By Dave Chessell, UK Distribution Director, PortfolioMetrix

Embark Adviser newsletter

Regulation is on the way in 2021 that means you will have to speak to clients about how ‘green’ they are and how much they would like their views, beliefs and aspirations reflected in their investment portfolios.

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It’s national "something" day

By Alistair Wilson, Head of Platform Strategy, Embark Platform

Embark Adviser newsletter

It’s never just a Monday, a mere Tuesday or plain old Wednesday; it’s bound to be a national ‘something’ day too. Recently it was Pensions Awareness Day, which came with confirmation that the minimum pension age will be shifted from 55 to 57 from 2028.

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‘Some are going to get crunched’: Future of platforms debated in first ever EmbarkPod

By Scott Sinclair, Embark Group

Embark Adviser newsletter

Taking part in Embark Group’s first ever podcast, CEO Phil Smith joined Head of Platform Strategy Alistair Wilson and host Roger Hearing, presenter of the BBC World Service’s flagship news and current affairs programme Newshour.

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