Ken Davy: Time for a financial planners' Olympics

31 Aug 2016

What a sensational Olympics Rio and Team GB have served up for us all.

Amid all the celebrations, however, what impressed me more than anything else were the “back stories” of some of the athletes.

Nick Skelton overcoming a hip replacement and a broken neck to win gold at age 58; Becky James winning silver after cancer treatment; and the countless others whose determination to succeed against life’s challenges set them apart as highly motivated individuals determined to give their best in their chosen discipline.

I wondered, if we had an Olympics for financial planners, how would Team FP perform? Clearly, the financial sector as a whole, along with every individual adviser, has faced many challenges in recent years.

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