Since 2012, BETTER FINANCE is also looking beyond individual share ownership and  investments to other financial services users such as savers; especially bank savers (35% of EU households’ financial assets are held in bank accounts), life insurance policy holders, pension fund participants, mortgage borrowers, foreign exchange users, credit card holders, etc. BETTER FINANCE brings its expertise of investment and financial matters into these retail issues and cooperates with other consumer and civil society organizations in this field.

BETTER FINANCE response to ESMA’s Call for Evidence on Retail Investor Protection Topics

BETTER FINANCE welcomes this call for evidence from ESMA on retail investor protection topics but regrets that it is confined ...
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The Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion and Financial Inclusion Europe join BETTER FINANCE

BETTER FINANCE is pleased to announce the affiliation of two new associate member organisations. The Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion ...
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Opportunity: International Research Fellowship – Rutgers Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing

The Rutgers Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing opened applications for its 2022-2023 fellowship program: Rutgers ...
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PROF. DR RÜDIGER VEIL REAPPOINTED AS CHAIR OF THE BETTER FINANCE SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL

On 29 September the BETTER FINANCE Scientific Council convened to discuss next year’s research programme and elect a chairperson. The ...

BETTER FINANCE response to the European Commission Consultation on Distance Marketing of Consumer Financial Services

In the 2017 EC Consumer Finance Action Plan, the Commission undertook to monitor the distance selling market of retail financial ...
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Roger Ganser (14th March 1943 – 16th July 2021)

Dear Members and Friends, We were very saddened to learn of the death of Roger Ganser, the former Chair of ...

BETTER FINANCE fully supports the Goals of the European Commission’s New Sustainable Finance Strategy and makes Suggestions to Maximize its Effectiveness

7 July 2021 – The European Commission (EC) has adopted a new ‘Strategy for Financing the Transition to a Sustainable ...

Investing in Funds 101

Following on the heels of its 2020 video on “why to invest in shares?” (published exclusively in French), BETTER FINANCE ...
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