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“Influencing” scams; what your kids see on Insta

The FCA has issued a warning about http://www.1-to-1trading.co.uk ; you can read it here I didn’t find out from the FCA , I found out via an excellent article by David Byers – writing in the Times. The reality TV … Continue reading

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A pensions dashboard really would help

  With a Queens Speech and a pensions bill only a week away, it’s timely of the Times to publish research from Ipsos Mori on the plight of UK retirement savers trying to keep track of their savings. This piece … Continue reading

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“What’s the best way to use my two pensions?”

I’ve done another of those Portfolio Theories things from the Times. I was  billed a pensions expert, which suggests I’m something that Steve Webb and Ros Altmann aren’t. My apologies to the two real pension experts in the article! My … Continue reading

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Why do we need funds?

James Coney, formerly of the Daily Mail and now of the Times is a campaigning journalist who says it as he sees it- and that’s refreshingly transparent He is asking in an article the question that’s in the title of … Continue reading

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34 firms under investigation by FCA for non-disclosure of investment charges

    The Times are running this story as a result of a tip-off by professional charge-busters and founding members of the awkward squad SCM Direct. If you don’t know what SCM Direct is, that’s because you aren’t one of … Continue reading

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Pension Sharks are free to prey on the vulnerable – (David Byers)

    Pension freedoms” sound enticing, don’t they? Introduced in 2015, they give you the chance to liberate that sluggish old pot — often worth hundreds of thousands of pounds — and reinvest it with unprecedented flexibility. Or, if you … Continue reading

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