IFP financial planning week to aid consumers

Holt, Natalie
November 2011
Money Marketing;11/17/2011 Supplement, p7
The article reports that the Institute of Financial Planning (IFP) in Great Britain is preparing for its fourth annual financial planning week campaign which will take place in the second half of November 2011. The campaign aims to raise consumer awareness about the importance of financial planning and professional advice. According to IFP chief executive Nick Cann, although there is a lot of talk around educating consumers about finances, often little is done to put this into practice.


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