Is it right to shape people’s behaviour to help them make better financial decisions? In this guest post, Professor Liam Delaney explores the pros and cons of ‘Nudge’…
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It’s been a momentous couple of months for pensions. The goal posts been moved, the sport has changed and the shape of the ball has been switched. Are we ready to be more ‘hands on’ with our pensions?
This week I went to the offices of the Financial Ombudsman Service to take part in a collaborative Q&A – helping to solve those money head-scratchers. Have you ever taken a financial complaint to FOS?
Have you ever gone to an ombudsman when you’ve got to the end of your tether with a company? Here’s Tony Boorman, chief executive of the Financial Ombudsman, on why complaints are good for everyone.
Independent financial advisers offer a valuable service – they should have the confidence to be open about how much they charge. They’re no longer able to accept payment by commission, so why be shy about it?
The latest scam to emerge comes from companies offering you early access to your pension savings. So if you receive a call or text about pension liberation, avoid it at all costs!
We’re asking you, the Which? Conversation community, to help answer people’s financial queries. This month, we’re asking what you’d to with a lump of cash if you were lucky enough to have one.
I doubt many people share my sustained enthusiasm for mathematics, and a new survey from BAE Systems confirms this. It seems many people can’t live without a calculator – can you?
Changes in regulations shouldn’t be an incentive for financial services companies to extract extra profits from customers. And yet, we continue to see it happening – so how do they get away with it?
A new draft curriculum was published yesterday which could make personal finance education compulsory in schools. But will a better financial education help the next generation dodge debt and mis-selling?
The way we go about getting financial advice is changing to make sure consumers get a fair deal. Linda Woodall, head of investments at the Financial Services Authority, explains what this will mean for you.
Nine in ten of us have a credit card. They’re convenient, universally accepted and come with major consumer protection rights. But what happens when credit card providers get your rights wrong?
It won’t surprise you to hear there’s a divide in economic prosperity between different regions of the UK. But what might surprise you is the scale of the disparity.
Half of people who pay fees for debt management plans don’t know they can set up these plans for free. Worse still, research has found that plans set up by fee-charging companies are more likely to fail than free ones.