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How to find a trustworthy financial adviser

  TEBI readers often ask me if I can recommend a trustworthy financial adviser. I always try to help them. I know of good advisers all over the world, so there’s usually someone not too far from where they live whom I can suggest they talk to. The problem is, I can only help...

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Why fund houses couldn’t give a fig about poor performance

There’s been so much scorn heaped on hedge funds for their dismal performance and exorbitant fees that you could be forgiven for wondering how much longer the industry can survive.

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Need investment advice? Don’t ask a stockbroker

It’s impossible not to feel extremely sorry for James and Julia Bagot. The pensioners from Essex thought they were doing the right thing by paying a prestigious City of London stockbroking firm to invest their life savings on their behalf.

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The joy of investing in auto mode

I love America and feel very much at home there. But get in a car and I instantly become your typical Englishman abroad. No, it’s not driving on the wrong side of the road that bothers me, or forgetting that I’m allowed to...

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#SFTW: Godfrey-gate special!

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND   It will doubtless barely register on the Richter scale for most investors, but this has been a seismic week for the UK fund industry. First, two of the country’s biggest asset managers, Schroders and M&G, announced they were...

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Situation vacant : A Sir Humphrey for funds

  This is a guest post by the True and Fair Campaign.

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Has your fund manager agreed to put your interests first? Find out here

It’s now six months since the Investment Association — the trade body for the UK fund industry — drew up a Statement of Principles.

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