Month: April 2014

ADVICE YOUR CAN TRUST

Proud to be in the minority

Proud to be in the minority

A couple of articles caught our attention this month. The Mail Online and financial website This Is Money both reported on findings by the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) that seven out of ten IFAs are still not being transparent about their fees. This is despite...

FCA Insurance Sector Review: Don’t panic!

FCA Insurance Sector Review: Don’t panic!

You may have heard lots in the news over recent weeks about the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and their plans to review insurance policies. The media became a bit sidetracked about the slightly bungled way that news of the review came to light. So because we’re...

The Budget 2014: A plea to pensioners

The Budget 2014: A plea to pensioners

We’ve had a few days now to ruminate over Chancellor George Osborne's fifth Budget statement. The headline news was a boost for “the makers, the doers and the savers”. A proper overhaul – very promising indeed. However, like an over-protective yet well-meaning parent,...