Hybrid model is future of financial advice - Octopus research

Combined with robo-advice

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Ruth Handcock: "For most people, a smart online interface with some risk profiling is not going to replace the value of a financial adviser."
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Ruth Handcock: "For most people, a smart online interface with some risk profiling is not going to replace the value of a financial adviser."

Most financial advisers believe a hybrid model combining a traditional face to face service with robo-advice will be the future of the profession, research by Octopus Investments has suggested.

Three-quarters (76%) of the 275 advisers polled by the firm believed a hybrid financial advice model will be the future. An even bigger majority (81%) said they believe that the next generation of financial...

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