Paul Spencer asks "is there any money in being an IFA?" while Mike Monitz questions whether the IFA sector is an Industry or a Profession.
These are just some of the discussions now being posted by advisers on the IFAonline discussion boards.
If you have any comments you would like to add on these issues, on the launch of the FSA's proposed "cost of advice menu" – which industry experts say may be unveiled tomorrow – or any other matter that you need to get off your chest, either email them to the editor or create a new discussion board thread.IFAonline
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