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Get financial advice

Not sure how to go about tackling your finances? It could be time to call in a professional. Here's your step by step guide to finding the right financial advice.

 1. Understand what's on offer

Financial advice comes in many different forms, but to help you work out what type of service you'll receive, advice can be put into two categories: independent and restricted.

Independent advice is based on an assessment of all of the market, without any restrictions or bias towards a particular product or company.

Restricted advice will only take into account a focussed range of products from selected companies, either because the adviser has chosen to specialise in a particular area, like pensions, or because they only work with selected product providers.

Need help finding a financial adviser?

We know that choosing a financial adviser can be a daunting task if you don't know where to start.

Unbiased.co.uk is one of the leading professional advice websites. They will put you in touch with financial advisers in your local area. All you need to do is type in your postcode and they'll provide you with a list of advisers closest to you.

Find a financial adviser with Unbiased.co.uk

Access to impartial guidance

We recommend you seek appropriate guidance or advice to understand your options at retirement. You can get free guidance over the phone or face to face with Pensionwise.

Go to www.pensionwise.gov.uk or call 0800 138 3944.

The Money Advice Service (MAS) guide is also available on the Pensionwise site.