Consumers on the financial market face a series of challenges and problems. For example, many savings products are complex, advice is often poor and information is, in many cases, deficient or difficult to understand.
Finansinspektionen (FI) has previously called attention to several such problems, and has also taken measures. On some fronts, the situation has improved.
On the whole, consumer protection is considered to be sound, even though it needs to be strengthened in several areas.