The average divorcing couple has assets worth over £230,000, according to research from Money Expert.com. It says140,000 couples could get divorced during 2007 with £32.2 bn of assets to divide.
Firms predict that profitability will rise, fuelling demand for new staff.
Asda has confirmed it will be selling life and protection insurance through Lifesearch in what is thought to be the first partnership between an advisory firm and a supermarket.Money Marketing revealed last month that Lifesearch was close to winning the Asda deal and it has been confirmed today that the supermarket giant will be selling […]
Standard Life has entered into a single-tie deal with Summit Financial Services, which specialises in arranging life cover, critical-illness and income protection cover for climbers, mount-aineers and hillwalkers.
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So are the new Pension Freedoms being used? The answer to this appears to be a very clear ‘yes’. Figures from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) this week provides firm evidence of such usage.
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