Why should I GetAdvised?

Most of us would take our car to the garage for a service, use a builder for the new conservatory or get a dentist to sort out our fillings – so why not take the same approach to the really serious matters that professional advisers can help you with?

  • The current average pension pot for consumers who have been advised on their retirement planning is £74,554.30, nearly double that of those not seeking advice.

  • Those who have taken advice put nearly a third more a month into their pension plan.

  • People with an adviser who have investments save for longer and contribute more, leading to an average investment value which is over £40,000 higher than the average for those who haven’t sought advice.

  • The South of England is home to the top five UK advice hotspots – with Salisbury, Stevenage, Bath, Cambridge and Truro topping the list.

  • Belfast, Glasgow and Edinburgh revealed as UK areas with the lowest percentage of population searching for financial advice.

  • London is surprising. Despite having the highest population in the UK, it is number 84 on the list, with just 1.28 per cent searching for a financial adviser.  

  • 79 per cent of those who have sought advice are aged over 35.

  • Out of those who sought advice 60-69 year olds take the most advice (23 per cent), followed by 50 to 59 year olds (22 per cent), next are 30 to 39 year olds (22 per cent), then 40 to 49 year olds (19 per cent). Only 7 per cent are aged between 20 and 29 years old.

Statistics taken from The unbiased.co.uk Value of Advice Report 2012 and data gathered from searches on unbiased.co.uk's website using Google Analytics 01.01.2013 – 31.03.2013