This monthly study will survey members on a range of mortgage issues. The first topic will be addressing advisers’ views of the FSA’s regulation of mortgages, whether it will increase the professional standing of firms and whether the benefits are worth the cost. AMI is working with NMG Research to conduct the polling.
Hartford Lifes gold flexible investment bond is a unit-linked bond providing access to five ready-made portfolios and a self-select range of 37 investment funds from fund management groups.
Regulatory costs typically eat up 20 per cent of commission and are so high that they should be disclosed under the payment menu, says Informed Choice managing director Nick Bamford.
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Charcol is to be rebranded under its original name of John Charcol.
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