Gill Bunnell - Octopus Moneycoach
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By creating a safe, non-judgemental space to talk freely, I aim to open up my clients to the possibilities that exist with good financial planning.

Friendly, 1-to-1 help with all your financial goals

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by the FCA

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And our coach training is accredited by LIBF and IFW

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For almost all of my corporate career I worked in IT, in global companies such as Lloyds TSB, American Express and Visa. I was initially technical but very quickly switched to business analysis where I could work with people. After a career break in 2014 with a few months in Toronto, I went to work as Operations Manager for a leadership development consultancy – a very different environment to large corporates, but one that was very rewarding with a diverse range of activities.

Throughout my working life, I have combined the logical, organised, process-focused activities required in IT with a passion for helping others to succeed, taking a personal interest in all my staff and supporting them in their development. To this end I qualified as a coaching and mentoring practitioner with the European Mentoring & Coaching Council.

Financial Coaching is the ideal career for me now – I can use all the skills and experience I’ve gained throughout my working life to help others to get the best out of their finances. Coaching, people and numbers all coming together in one place – what more can a girl ask for?

I like to create a relaxed environment when coaching – it isn’t always easy to confide in a stranger about money, which is traditionally considered a private topic. By creating a safe, non-judgemental space to talk freely, I aim to open up my clients to the possibilities that exist with good financial planning.

When I’m not coaching, I volunteer for SSAFA (a military charity helping people in financial need) and am treasurer for our local community bus charity. I’m also walking the South West Coast Path, although with a husband who has severe vertigo and two bouncy dogs who have no clue about cliff edges, it’s something I’m having to do with friends or on my own!

We’ve got people talking

Here’s how it works

Book a time to meet your coach

Tell your coach about your big goals and any money questions in a free starter session.

Decide if it’s right for you

There’s no obligation after your first session. Take your time and decide if it’s right for you.

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Get a fully customised financial plan from your coach

Once you sign up, your coach will start building a full plan designed around your goals – that covers everything from budgeting to saving, mortgages to pensions.

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Get ongoing support when you need it

You and your coach will catch-up every 3 months to see how you’re getting on – and you can message them as often as you need in between.

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Get free introductions to specialists who can help

Ever struggled to find the right money person to talk to? If there’s something we can’t help with, we’ll connect you to best people for you.

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Achieve your goals!

We’ll be the first ones to celebrate with you as you reach your money goals.

See it in action

Ready to see what’s possible with your money?

Your first session with me is completely free.

We’ll discuss your goals.
I’ll share some initial tips and tricks.
Then, I’ll explain how the full service works.