We like to think that twice receiving the prestigious Financial Adviser / Financial Times award of Best Financial Planner in their Cornwall financial planning surveys, would be good guide to the quality of our service. But what do our clients say about us?
"Andrew Dawson was able to give us straight forward advice in a comfortable and professional way. If you want a fair, reliable and trustworthy service Andrew will not let you down.
I would have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone in any situation."
"My husband and I take great pleasure in recommending Andrew Dawson to anyone requiring sound, practical financial advice. He is easy and friendly to deal with and does not use excessive jargon. He is happy to explain any obscure details in plain English in a fair and impartial way and is entirely to be trusted with such personal and sensitive information.
We cannot recommend him too highly."
"In the last twelve years my wife and myself have used the services of Andrew Dawson....I also advised my father-in-law to seek Andrew's help.
His work on our behalf has been simply outstanding, we believe there is no better."
"Andrew Dawson has been providing our family with a whole range of financial services for over 15 years.
We trust him unequivocally."
"Andrew was recommended to us by a friend and his advice and professional support has changed our lives and secured our financial future... Andrew's advice was always frank, balanced and clear, he responded to queries promptly and we felt safe in his hands.
We have already recommended Andrew to a number of friends and will continue to do so."
"I would like to thank Andrew Dawson for his recent, clear advice... He took the time to carefully explain current options; those important pros and cons and went that extra mile in discussing future implications.
I am more than happy to recommend him to you."
"Coast to Coast were recommended to me by a friend several years ago. What we have come to appreciate the most is that Andrew Dawson is always happy to take the time to explain in clear terms all the relevant issues and how they relate to our own personal circumstances.
I would have no hesitation in recommending him to any of my other friends or family. In fact, I have already done so."
"I was and still am generally distrustful of financial institutions, so for me it was great to have someone impartial who could help spot and cut through the industry nonsense, jargon and gimmickry, but in a non-patronising way.
I've recommended Coast to Coast to many others as a result of my experience."
"You made it easy to understand the plans I was making, were very patient when I didn't."
"Andrew Dawson helped me embrace a changing financial situation and was able to help me develop my understanding by using plain English. He helpfully responded to my questions, clarifying financial jargon into simple language that I have been able to use in embracing the financial choices I faced in my decision making process.
I believe that Andrew is someone who is fair and I can trust.
I would recommend him to others for I believe he has a down to earth approach that will assist them find the right way forward for them in their individual situations."
"Andrew Dawson of Coast to Coast Financial Services has been advising us about mortgages, pensions and investments for at least 15 years... It is always a pleasure to deal with Andrew – you feel you are with a trusted friend.
We have recommended Andrew before and will do so again... We're very pleased we found him."
"Andrew was friendly and understanding as he guided me through the various options... It was particularly reassuring for me to be able to call into his office or phone to speak to him when necessary...
I am very pleased with the help and confidence Andrew gave me through what can be a stressful time, he always acted in a professional manner whilst also being friendly and interested and I have already recommended him to several of my friends."
"I have been dealing with Coast to Coast for four years. In that time, I have found Andrew to be polite, friendly and patient. He is always prepared to re-explain matters and is not afraid to speak in “laymans” terms.
Andrew takes time to understand our situation and factors our requirements into any package he proposes. He makes the effort to explain the impacts of alternatives, which means that our portfolio is right for us. He is also not afraid to push his point if he considers that we are asking too much! Although this can be uncomfortable for us, it does ensure we are correctly supported and thus do not have to worry about finances.
I have no hesitation in recommending Coast to Coast..."
"Andrew is always on the end of the phone, with good advice. Our whole family have used him on a number of occasions and we trust him implicitly. He always takes the time to explain, in simple terms, all of the options available and will give his opinion as to the best course and explain why.
We come to think of him as a friend as well as a financial adviser.
I have no hesitation in recommending him, and have done on a number of occasions."
"Andrew was recommended to me by a friend when I was considering my retirement options. His advice as to what our options were and how best to assure our future financial security was unfailingly excellent, being comprehensive while remaining easy to understand.
Completely trustworthy, he answers all my questions with patience and good humour....I unreservedly recommend his services."
“Andrew was recommended to me by a friend. He very quickly put me at my ease and I have always found him very easy to deal with. He has always provided a very professional service. He always has time to answer any questions and he has a talent for explaining complex financial products in plain English.
I have no hesitation in recommending him to family or friends”
"We found Andrew to be very understanding and helpful.
As well as offering tailored advice on our savings and investments, he advised us on trusts relevant to our son’s needs and introduced us to a solicitor specialising in the legal affairs of people with severe learning disabilities.
We can now relax, knowing that our finances are being well managed, and with suitable wills in place, our son’s interests are also protected for the future."
"We came to a point in our lives when professional help was required in arranging for investment advice, advance financial planning for old age and multiple associated needs. Avoiding the local ‘big wigs’ we researched the qualified, experienced individuals likely to give that extra time and special care to the untutored.
Andrew Dawson has become a trusted adviser.
He is unhurried and always intent on explaining in simple terms the complexities of professionally tailored schemes. He is meticulous, measured and vigilant. We meet regularly and he keeps us fully informed. In due course, when either of us is left alone, we have every confidence in Andrew giving good advice and caring assistance."