Bamford: Why high-priced closet trackers rip off investors

I’ve been getting through an awful lot of printer ink recently. With our friends in Canary Wharf embarking on a publication spree this summer, the latest 114 pages to roll off my trusty HP LaserJet finished off yet another cartridge.

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Bamford: Planners must be open to learning new skills

When I first became a Financial Planner in 2002, professional development was fairly straightforward. I would pick the most interesting sounding product provider seminars, turn up at a couple of these each month, and that would be enough to satisfy my continuing professional development needs. How things have changed.

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Bamford: Treasury must make polluter pay FSCS bill

Five years ago today, I launched an online petition calling for fairer funding of the FSCS.

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Bamford: Why I worry for Certified Financial Planner's UK future

A decade ago, I did something that seemed unlikely, if not impossible, fewer than 10 years earlier. 

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