The latest edition of NS&I’s Financial Advice Barometer shows that twice as many advisers (22%) expect to increase their clients’ cash holdings in the next six months compared to the last time the survey was conducted in October 2016, when the figure was 11%.
Only 36% of people across the UK have a will, with 35% not having yet considered writing one
46% of people have had no conversations about financial wishes in the event of death
59% of people think will-writing should be made easier
The second edition of NS&I’s Financial Advice Barometer reveals that security (protecting assets) has consolidated its position as the most important priority cited by advisers on behalf of their clients in terms of savings and investment options.
National Savings and Investments (NS&I) is today launching the first edition of its new Financial Advice Barometer – a quarterly survey of financial advisers. It finds that 83% of advisers are currently either ‘very confident’ or ‘fairly confident’ about the future prospects for the financial advice industry.