Alternative investments have traditionally divided the financial advice market. Has their time come in an era of low returns? Adviser attitudes towards alternative investments have changed considerably in recent years, but the market remains divided on how they should be used. What was once seen as a niche market has now become far more prevalent […]
The belief advisers need newly created products to help clients meet their financial needs in later life is misguided as existing solutions just need to be used more effectively. That was the view of a panel at Money Marketing Interactive today who say more products could complicate rather than simplify life for advisers. Hybrid solutions […]
Nearly three quarters of financial advisers believe more product innovation is needed in decumulation, according to an exclusive survey by Bankhall with Money Marketing, but complexity continues to be a barrier to advice on hybrid products. In the survey of 252 IFAs for Money Marketing, Bankhall asked advisers what the main barrier to recommending more […]
Adviser trade body Pimfa has confirmed it will keep and revamp its indices following speculation they might be scrapped. The new trade body was set up in June last year through the merger of the Wealth Management Association and Apfa. In March 2017, the WMA launched the MSCI WMA Private Investor Index Series, which is […]
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has unveiled a new communications campaign to raise awareness of the new State Pension that will be launched next year.
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