Robin Powell

 

 

 

 

 

An experienced television journalist, Robin runs Regis Media, a UK-based content marketing consultancy which helps financial advice firms around the world to attract, retain and educate clients.

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That old chestnut, "Price is what you pay.."


“Price is what you pay, value is what you get.” If I had a tenner for every time I have read that phrase since the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued its interim report on competition in asset management in November, I would be a rich man.

It is the industry’s answer to a report that calls into serious question the value of active management. While passive funds are cheaper, it is argued, what really matters is fund performance: how much value a fund adds. There will always be a place for higher fees, we are told, just as some shoppers will always prefer Waitrose to the likes of Aldi or Lidl.

Do these people inhabit a different planet?

Read the full article here:

New Model Adviser: How financial advisers really can add value

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