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Keep up to date with our company news in our blogs, as well as the latest news from across the finance industry. Read about our opinion on the financial matters of the moment and get our expert advice on some major financial topics. Check back here or keep an eye on our social media pages for regular updates.

Advisers told to disclose conflicts of interest in percentage fees

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At Lower My Charges.com we believe there is a huge conflict of interest when it comes to percentage charges being taken out of Pension products especially when the compound effect…

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Saving for a rainy day? FCA says not so fast to robo-advice

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At Lower My Charges.com we are not big fans of Robo Advice – Firstly the term used “Robo Advice” is misleading as they don’t give advice and secondly many charge…

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FCA to probe adviser value for money

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There been a lot of scrutiny on what investment platforms and financial advisers charge of late but what does value for money look like when it comes to the annual…

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The Advice Price Tag – How do advisers prove their worth?

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There been a lot of scrutiny on what financial advisers charge of late but what does value for money look like when it comes to getting financial advice? We found…

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Financial advisers charge 1% in 2016

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The 1% club sounds good but not when it comes to charges. We found this article we wish to share with you that shows last year in 2016 Adviser charges…

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Financial Advisers accused of charging Higher Fees

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RDR – Retail Distribution Review came about to change the way financial advisers charged for their services. Before RDR most Financial Advisers services were paid for by the product provider…

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How are the fees on my investment fund charged and do they eat into my performance?

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Investment fees charged from Investment funds can eat into your investments especially if its deducted from the investment fund. We found this article which goes into some detail on how…

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Pensions freedoms but at a cost?

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The 6 April 2015 Budget saw the most radical changes to private pensions in a generation.   These changes have impacted private pensions and handed millions of people unprecedented control…

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A poor reflection of advice – major firms duck the issues on charges

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We are not sure why some Financial Advisers aren’t being open and transparent when it comes to charges. At LowerMyCharges.com we do see every customer should be treated differently especially…

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