Making better financial decisions and ten questions to ask your financial planner

IFP communications director Sue Whitbread shares her ideas on how you can make better decisions about money if you’ve got a comprehensive financial plan in place. Back at the end of 2012, as part of the IFP’s Financial Planning Week … Read More

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Inspiring Trust – A keystone for the profession

Inspiring Trust is a challenge for all of us involved with financial services. It is a subject that we’ll be addressing at the IFP’s Annual conference 1-3 October but, more importantly, it’s a topic that should be properly discussed in … Read More

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The future of the advisory industry

Q&A with Nick Cann, Chief Executive of the Institute of Financial Planning (IFP), the UK professional body for those committed to the development of the multi-disciplinary profession of Financial Planning.   Mindful Money: There has always been a community of … Read More

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Financial Services should ignore Social Media at their peril

In this era of the consumer and instant information and communication, Financial Services really needs to up its game if the traditional names aren’t to be overtaken by the big consumer brands. In the UK, regulation and a lack of … Read More

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Why financial institutions need to be trustworthy

Another public inquiry and another scandal have engulfed financial services in the UK as Barclays Bank is fined for fixing LIBOR rates. The resignation of the organisation’s Chairman, Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer along with a £300 million fine … Read More

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