The latest edition of NS&I’s Financial Advice Barometer shows that for the sixth survey in a row, advisers ranked ‘security’ (protecting assets) as the most important priority for their clients in terms of savings and investment options, up 13 percentage points since the survey was last conducted in January 2017, from 47% to 60%.
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%.
NS&I has confirmed today that it has exercised an option to extend, by one year, its contract with Matrix Capital to provide an advisory service to Premium Bonds jackpot winners. The contract with Matrix Capital will now run until 31 March 2018.
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.
NS&I will be discussing how Britons are changing the way they save at the Personal Finance Society’s regional conference being held at the Ivy Hill Hotel, Furze Hill, Chelmsford, on Wednesday 1 October. The event is open to members of the Personal Finance Society based in their Essex Region.