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More chance of passing exams

The Institute of Financial Services says financial advisers currently sitting their professional exams have a greater chance of passing, thanks to a revised exam format.

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Commissions tracking tool

Quay Software has introduced an automatic commissions module that allows IFAs to automate and track their commission.

Lenders scam clients because they can’t sell

Pity the poor lending industry – whither its next profit line? Or perhaps it’s sympathy that lenders need rather than pity – they’re not exactly strapped for cash, are they?

Kids must learn money management

There has rightly been a focus on improving financial capability in the past few years and secretary of state for education Alan Johnson recently revealed the extent of the problem.

Divorced revealed to suffer worst from health problems related to debt

The latest research from Thomas Charles has found that divorced or separated people who are in debt worry most, put on weight easier, and are most medically depressed.The research shows:– 44% of people, 3.5 million adults, with high levels of unsecured debt are worried about their level of debt, a figure that soars to 54% […]

Diversified cashflows are key

Dividends are under pressure in some areas: but reliable yields can still be found. So says Adrian Frost, manager of the Artemis Income Fund, in conversation with Lawrence Gosling.

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