Setting up a power of attorney early on in life is a low-cost precaution that could spare you distress further down the line, argues Faith Glasgow.
There is a ‘financial advice gap’ and in an ideal world, broker buy lists should be a lifeline that enables investors to feel confident about fund selection, says Faith Glasgow.
Deciding that her partner’s retirement meant that it was time to ‘walk the financial planning walk’, Faith Glasgow met two very different advisers and shares what she learned.
Do we need one wrapper to rule them all, asks Faith Glasgow.
To start, the industry could curb its use of jargon, which tops the investment wish list for 42% of women, writes Faith Glasgow.
One study showed that over three years female investors not only outperformed their male counterparts, but beat the FTSE 100 index as well, says Faith Glasgow.
Buylists, such as Money Observer’s 2019 Your Fund Choices, are a good starting-point for investors who want clear guidance, says Faith Glasgow.
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