What is Your Passion?

Why did you originally choose to become a financial adviser, and why are you still in the profession?   All too often I hear advisers asking those questions of themselves for all the wrong reasons.  You know the type. The negative thinkers you always seem to bump into...

Holiday Homes and Brussels IV

Holiday Homes and Brussels IV Do any of your clients own foreign properties?  Are any of those properties in Europe?  Even if your current clients do not have holiday homes in France, Spain, Italy etc, do you think it likely you will come across clients needing advice...

Auto-Enrolment Opportunities

Many advisers have told me they do not intend doing anything about auto-enrolment advice as they do not see any real opportunity.  I suspect some of them do not want to move out of their comfort zone!  But what exactly are the opportunities for a financial adviser,...

Charging for Advice

There has been a lot of talk in the “pinks” recently about the pros and cons of charging for advice, whether or not that advice results in a sale. Looking at the comments on a recent article on this subject some advisers seem to have very fixed opinions on this...