Article preview: Despite the advantages, relatively few people speak to a financial adviser before making important decisions with their money. A survey carried out by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as part of their 2017 Financial Lives report found that only 6% of UK adults had worked with a regulated adviser in the past year. Instead of taking professional advice, choosing to go it alone means you carry the responsibility of your decisions and their subsequent outcome. New research from financial services provider Sanlam found a high degree of confidence among DIY investors.
Going it alone is a bad idea for your retirement planning
This 654-word blog post considers why it’s a bad idea to ignore the availability of professional financial advice when planning for your retirement. Written on 7th November 2019.
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