Personality matching and trust are as much a part of choosing the right financial adviser for you as experience and qualifications, says Richard Watkins.
A quarter of deaths in the UK led to family feuds, of which 60 per cent were motivated by money.
A financial adviser who stole almost £200,000 from his customers' life savings has been jailed for two years.
Hourly rates charged by advisers have fallen by 14 per cent over the last year, research by adviser search website Unbiased suggests, putting rates in line with those charged before the Retail Distribution Review (RDR).
More than 90 per cent of over-65s have made no plans to pay for long-term care should they need it.
Planning your financial future with your heart rather than your head can have a major impact on your long-term wealth.
Sting's announcement that he will not be passing his entire £180 million fortune to his children because he believes it would be an "albatross around their necks" has sparked a debate about inherited wealth.
One in ten Brits wrongly believes that the government will pick up the tab for their funeral, a survey has found.
Women's main priority is the health, happiness and financial security of their children, but almost half have never discussed with their family the financial implications if were to die or be unable to work.
SKI-ing (Spending the Kids's Inheritance) is becoming increasing popular, with around a quarter of parents planning to leave just a fraction of their estate – or none at all – to their children.
Almost a third of British adults neglect to revise their will following major life events such as marriage and divorce.
A growing number of Britons expect money they bequeath will go towards the day-to-day living expenses of their heirs, research has found.
People reaching retirement can expect to see their incomes drop by at least a third, according to a new report.
Around a third of Britons do not know how they will finance later life costs for themselves or a relative, according to new research.
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