The Oxford English Dictionary defines independent as:
“Not dependent on or controlled by another person or thing”.
An independent adviser is your adviser!
Under the Law of Agency an Independent Financial Adviser (IFA) is the agent of the client, a Tied Adviser is the agent of the Company he represents. An IFA will approach the market from a unique perspective – YOURS !
Independence is about choice – your choice!
Henry Ford is reputed to have said: “You can have any colour you like as long as it is black”. Temple Bar is about client choice. IFA’s are bound by law to offer clients choice by only recommending the products most suited to your requirement, from the whole market, based on factors such as past performance, charges, flexibility, service and financial security. The widest range of financial products and services
Whether your looking for the best pension, mortgage, investment or life policy, the most suitable product is almost certainly out there. However, with a pool of over 30,000* financial products on the market, tracking down the right one can be a time-consuming and costly experience. With the help of a professionally qualified IFA it need not be. Only an IFA can give you totally unbiased, expert advice and access to the widest range of financial products and services. Weather you’re a client, accountant or solicitor make sure you look beyond the tied horizon and take an independent view? Support independent advice as it serves to support you.
*Source: AUTIF, DTi, AKG.