The British Steel pension scandal is one of the most publicised cases of mis-selling in recent years. Numerous employees were left out of pocket as a result of bad financial advice, and to this day, are still seeking compensation for their losses.
Many investors put money into a SIPP, only to find out later that the risks weren’t explained to them properly, or that there were hidden fees, or other costs they weren’t made aware of.
These days, there are many financial options for your retirement. It’s easy to swap your DB (defined benefit) pension for a SIPP or other pension product, but the key question is – is it the right thing to do?
Pension mis-selling is a growing issue, with increasing numbers of people making claims for their financial losses. There are many ways in which a pension can be mis-sold– with one of the most common being lack of risk assessment.
When transferring a pension, the financial risks should always be considered. It’s your financial advisor’s job to ensure that you understand the risks involved, and are happy to take them.
SIPPs mis-selling has been a rising problem in recent years, with increasing numbers of financial firms coming under fire for their mis-sold pensions.
Previous research has shown that, when it comes to pension mis-selling (and seeking compensation), age and geographic location have considerable impact.
The commission-based sales model is common in several different industries. However, it’s not without its problems, and this is certainly the case with car finance.
Cases of pension mis-selling have been on the rise for several years now. A significant contributing factor to the problem is ‘contingent charging’.
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