Raffaele CastaldoIndependent Financial Adviser
0333 305 6692
I’m an independent financial adviser (IFA) specialising in financial planning. I provide new and ongoing advice relating to retirement and pensions, as well as investments and protection.
My role also involves elements of paraplanning, including cashflow planning. I also carry out admin work, as well as lead generation.
My spare time revolves around keeping fit, whether that’s cycling, running, hiking, or going to the gym.
DipFA Diploma for Financial Advisers
The diploma is the high-quality route to meet the standards required for providing financial advice. The programme is designed to reflect the role of an IFA, providing individuals with a thorough understanding and the practical skills to apply in practice.
AwPETR Award in Pension Transfers
This single-module qualification attains the required knowledge and practical skills to excel when guiding clients.
- Food, especially pasta and pizza
- The mountains
- Being stuck indoors
- Overly busy places
In the spotlight
On an ideal weekend, you can find me
On the bike or hiking with the other half, followed by a couple of pints.
My favourite holiday destination is
Switzerland or Italy.
My favourite song to play in the car is
‘Black Summer’, Red Hot Chili Peppers.
If I could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, I would win a medal in
Eating pasta or pizza.
When the dessert menu arrives, I’m looking for
The three qualities that draw me to new people are
Active and outgoing, fun, and genuine.
My pet peeve is
Chewing with an open mouth.
The three people at my dream dinner party would be
Allesandro Del Piero, Lionel Messi, and Andrea Pirlo.
The three small things that make my day better are
Exercise, breakfast, and sun.
Three things I haven’t done so far include
Gone to the moon, climbed Mount Everest, and learned how to fly a plane.
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