Investors have a huge number of options when choosing where to invest and which products to buy. Here are some details on how we rate providers
Our Boring Money Best Buys are awarded to reputable firms, with decent products which are sensibly priced and are well-rated by their customers.
For novice investors, that means they must have a small range of easily understandable investments – a sort of pre-packaged investment 'ready-meal' which does lots of the heavy lifting for you. For experienced investors, they must provide access to a wide range of investments from different investment managers.
Our Best Buys are strictly independent. We make no money from click-throughs or sneaky deals. If we changed all of our Best Buys tomorrow, it would make no impact on our revenues.
For a firm to be one of our Best Buys we must have received reviews from more than 30 of their customers, with at least 70% saying they'd recommend them. The firm also needs a 'We Say' score of 4 or more and not cost too much.
Our scores are based on a range of criteria: