How we’ll be helping parents across London access the right financial advice

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Starting a family is one of life’s big steps. As well as the excitement of welcoming a new face into the world, having a baby comes with responsibilities, too.

It’s not just getting up in the night for a feed or ensuring the baby’s needs are met. Having a child is a significant financial responsibility, which is why it can really pay to take professional advice if a new arrival is on the way.

National pregnancy to pre-school resource MyBump2Baby understands the need to speak to an expert about your money. Indeed, it’s so important to them that they work with one trusted independent location in each UK town to ensure parents have access to family protection services, such as pensions, income protection, life insurance, savings, and investments.

We’re delighted to have teamed up with Carla and the team at MyBump2Baby to look after all their clients in the south-east and London.

Introducing MyBump2Baby

As parents and parents-to-be, it can be hard to find out what useful groups, classes, products, and services are available, both locally and nationally. It’s also tough for businesses who specialise in family services to get under the nose of their ideal audience.

Established in 2016, MyBump2Baby aim to bridge the gap between parents and small local and national businesses. They are a team of parents on a mission to help as many growing families and small businesses throughout the UK as they possibly can.

As well as linking local and national businesses with families across the UK, they create quirky content, podcasts, and informative blogs. The team also review the latest products, services, and days out.

The website has quickly become the platform where parents come to find local pregnancy to pre-school services. MyBump2Baby work with some of the best-known brands for growing families and now boast a national directory of services.

You may also have seen them on television, heard them on the radio, or seen them mentioned in newspapers, sharing their voice in a bid to help and support parents.

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A new partnership with Black Swan Financial Planning

One of MyBump2Baby’s key aims is to link families with specialist financial planning and legal advice.

Carla Lett, CEO of MyBump2Baby, says: “Over the years, we’ve received thousands of requests from parents using MyBump2Baby for recommendations for specialist financial advice and legal services.

“So, we have built a national directory. To ensure our readers have access to the right services, we are now working with one trusted financial adviser and one family law solicitor in each town across the UK. These firms specialise in new and growing families and can provide the high-quality service our readers need.

She adds: “We’re passionate about making sure our readers have access to the right advice, which is why we’re delighted to partner with Black Swan Financial Planning.”

Commenting on the new partnership, Andrew Nuding, business development director at Black Swan, says: “I am delighted that such a well-respected nationwide company as MyBump2Baby, with a plethora of financial advisers to choose from, have entrusted Black Swan with looking after their London-based clients.

“We have a strong reputation for providing high-quality financial advice concerning matters such as life insurance, income protection, savings, and pensions. This makes us ideally placed to provide the specialist service MyBump2Baby readers need.

“We’re all really looking forward to working in partnership with Carla and her team, and to helping the many parents and parents-to-be seeking financial advice at such an important moment in their lives.”

Get in touch

If you’re a parent or parent-to-be, and you’d benefit from specialist family financial advice, please get in touch. Email or contact your adviser on 020 3828 8100.


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