Philip J Milton DipFS CFP™ Chartered FCSI (Financial Planning), Chartered FLIBF, Chartered FPFS, Chartered Wealth Manager
Managing Director

Upon leaving school at sixteen, Philip joined one of the leading high street banks and quickly gained his banking qualifications. He founded Philip J Milton & Company in 1985, starting out from a room in his parents’ home in Georgeham. Philip manages the Company’s discretionary funds and is one of the longest-standing managers of the same funds in the whole industry. Philip has amongst the highest level qualifications in the industry including an MBA, Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Wealth Manager. Philip has lived in North Devon all his life and is well-known in business and community circles being involved in many activities away from work too. He has also stood for Parliament but has retired from that pursuit now. He has been happily married to Helen since 1991 and they have four children.

‘Goldilocks’ economy is proving elusive

July saw a ½% slip in our economy, partly to do with the lack of productivity from strikes and partly the weather affecting things like construction. Sterling has been weak too – partly too as a consequence of the expectation that interest rate rises to stem inflation (which is falling dramatically) have come to an […]

Better news for the economy?

Well, curious admissions from the IMF and feeding-through to the ONS. Everyone puts such store of value on economic statistics only to find that all the criticisms about our sluggish economy over the last few years were wrong… what is worse, however, is the deluge of commentators sarcastically loving to ‘rubbish’ the efforts of the […]

Should you follow the trends?

Well, more encouraging inflation figures from shop price rises buoyed our market after the Bank Holiday. That said, who noticed that up till then, the global markets had retracted by 5% ($3trillion) in the month (the calculated losses from the S&P500, China’s CSI300 and Europe’s Stoxx600). This was affected by China and its banks’ distress […]