Vince Smith-Hughes: FOS decisions - what can we learn?

Perfect hindsight

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Vince Smith-Hughes:

Vince Smith-Hughes takes a deep dive into some retirement-related FOS decisions and urges advisers to learn from other people's mistakes, not their own (it is cheaper that way...)

A learned colleague often uses a phrase that his foresight is based on perfect hindsight. In effect, his first thought on what may or may not happen in the industry going forward is based upon what has...

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