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James Daley - Fairer Finance founder and Managing Director. Fairer finance logo.

James Daley

Money expert, journalist, founder and Managing Director of Fairer Finance

For the last 20 years, James Daley has been a consumer campaigner and journalist. An expert in financial services, his career began as a newspaper journalist, where he spent 10 years writing about business and finance. He was the Independent’s personal finance editor before moving on to Which?, where he worked as a consumer campaigner1.

In 2014, James started up Fairer Finance. This online research and ratings company helps people make better, more informed choices about the money-related products and services they choose from banks and insurers2.

As someone who firmly believes in financial fairness, he is an Independent Consumer Representative for Chartered Insurance Institute’s Professional Standards Committee.

Often seen on television (and heard on the radio), James has appeared on Watchdog (BBC1), Rip Off Britain (BBC1), and Dispatches (Channel 4), talking about funeral costs, pensions and retirement. He also writes regular columns for the money section of the Telegraph, newspaper1. And has written articles for us at SunLife, on topics that relate to the over 50s.

Latest articles

Apr 3rd 2020

What to do if you’re retired and in debt

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Apr 20th 2020

Turning your pension into an income

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Apr 30th 2020

Tips to boost your pension pot

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May 5th 2020

How to avoid being caught out by scams

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May 12th 2020

Paying for care for the elderly

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Sources

1. https://www.fairerfinance.com/about-us/our-people

2. https://www.fairerfinance.com/about-us

Here's the information that you need to know about who we are and the other companies that we work with in order to provide our products and services.

Who are SunLife and who provides the SunLife Guaranteed Over 50 Plans?

SunLife Limited distributes financial products and services , registered office: 1 Wythall Green Way, Wythall, Birmingham, B47 6WG, United Kingdom (registered in England and Wales, no. 05460862). SunLife Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is entered on the Financial Services Register (registration no. 769427).

Phoenix Life Limited trades as SunLife and is the provider of the SunLife Guaranteed Over 50 Plan life insurance policies. Phoenix Life Limited’s registered office is at 1 Wythall Green Way, Wythall, Birmingham, B47 6WG, United Kingdom (registered in England and Wales, no. 1016269).

Who provides the Funeral Benefit Option?

If you choose to add Funeral Benefit Option to your Guaranteed Over 50 Plan, Dignity Funerals Ltd arranges and provides the funeral services, registered office: 4 King Edwards Court, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B73 6AP (registered in England and Wales, No. 00041598). Dignity Funerals Ltd is a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors.

Who provides the Funeral Plans?

Dignity Funerals Ltd arranges and provides the funeral services, registered office: 4 King Edwards Court, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B73 6AP (registered in England and Wales, No. 00041598). Dignity Funerals is not authorised or regulated for this activity by either the Financial Conduct Authority or the Prudential Regulation Authority. Dignity Funerals Ltd is a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors.

The life insurance policy that pays for your funeral will be provided by Phoenix Life Limited, trading as SunLife.

Who provides SunLife Pet Insurance

SunLife Pet Insurance is arranged and administered by BDML Connect Limited. BDML Connect Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (No. 309140). Registered in England and Wales Number 02785540. Registered Office: 45 Westerham Road, Bessels Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2QB.

Who provides SunLife Home Insurance

SunLife Home Insurance is arranged and administered by BISL Limited and underwritten by a panel of insurers. BISL Limited are an intermediary authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England no. 03231094. Registered office Pegasus House, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6YS.

Who provides SunLife Car Insurance

SunLife Car Insurance is arranged and administered by BISL Limited and underwritten by a panel of insurers. BISL Limited are an intermediary authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England no. 03231094. Registered office Pegasus House, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6YS.