The Endowment Diary

The Endowment Diary


The Endowment Mis-selling Debacle - one of the UK's worst financial scandals

Saturday, August 16, 2008

The Endowment Rip Off

The Endowment Rip Off has published research that shows 90% of people who own a useless and underperforming endowment product believe that they were victims of mis-selling.

The research also showed that 86% of endowment policyholders were expecting their policy to suffer a shortfall.

Of those who felt their had bought their policy after receiving poor advice, 49% said they had been given a guarantee that the policy would cover the mortgage costs, while 27% say the risks involved were not made clear. A further 6% felt fees and charges had not been properly explained.

Something that our financial services industry can be proud of?

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