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The Number 1 reason to hire a financial adviser

Posted by Robin Powell on May 1, 2018

Keeping your costs low is a simple way to improve your chances of achieving your investment goals. If you want to try to beat the market, then tilting your portfolio to risk factors, such as value, value and momentum, which are known to have outperformed over the long term, should also help to maximise your […]

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April highlights on TEBI

Posted by Robin Powell on April 30, 2018

APRIL HIGHLIGHTS ON TEBI   It’s been another hugely busy month for TEBI. Here are the posts that have attracted the most views and shares.   Stunning revelations of adviser conflicts Down Under   All around the world, financial regulators are waking up to a big problem, namely that financial advice is hugely conflicted. In […]

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When will BBC1 tackle asset management?

Posted by Robin Powell on April 30, 2018

At long last, we’re starting to see serious coverage of transparency issues in asset management in the UK press. For many years, it’s been blogs TEBI and groups like the Transparency Task Force and the True and Fair Campaign, which have kept this subject in the spotlight. Now, thanks mainly to the FCA’s damning report […]

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Shocking conflicts of interest in Australian advice

Posted by helen.brown on April 27, 2018

Robin writes: All around the world, financial regulators are waking up to a big problem, namely that financial advice is hugely conflicted. In some countries, notably the UK and the Netherlands, steps have been taken to loosen the connection between advisers and product providers, though even in those countries, most advisers, for whatever reason, continue […]

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