IFAs paraded as 'extinct dinosaurs' by life company

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Independent financial advisers have joined the Tyrannosaurus Rexs, Triceratops and Velociraptors as an extinct species in an exhibition sponsored by online life insurer Beagle Street.

The tongue-in-cheek show is on at The Dinosaur Museum on Britain's Jurassic coast in Dorset. It features a man in a suit holding a briefcase who is encased in glass to represent an IFA, alongside exhibits of prehistoric animals. Next to it is a placard stating: 'Independent financial advisers were a complex group of animals that first appeared in the pre-internet age. 'They were the dominant terrestrial financial advisers in a world where financial products were so complicated an entire industry was created just to explain them. 'The birth of Beagle Street, an online life insura...

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