Almost half of consumers due to retire within the next decade will be seeking help from regulated financial advisers, research claims.
Abraham Okusanya, Professional Adviser's resident Investment Committee Insider, has put together a challenging quiz for our investment adviser aficionados...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned of a scheme encouraging pension savers to transfer money from their work pension schemes into self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs) to be invested into an AIM listed company.
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New business at wealth manager St James’s Place (SJP) was up 18% in the third quarter of the year to £212m as clients took advantage of increased ISA limits, interim results show.
The government should consider scrapping the state pension to avoid national debt reaching unmanageable levels, argues a think tank.
Three employers have been issued fixed penalties of £400 in The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) first use of fines for failures related to auto-enrolment.
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Up to 200,000 people will cash in their pension next year, netting the Treasury an additional £1.6bn in tax, according to research from Hargreaves Lansdown.
The average annuity today delivers just over £2,000 less income over retirement compared to one bought in March, when the Chancellor swept away the need for savers to buy the product in his Budget, according to retirement specialist MGM Advantage.
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The government's free impartial at-retirement guidance is aimed at middle Britain, not high or low net worth individuals, pensions minister Steve Webb has told MPs.
Firms yet to reach their auto-enrolment (AE) staging dates want the process postponed until wide-reaching changes to the pensions system are finalised, according to research.
Pensions expert Ros Altmann has called on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to tighten its grip on product providers to ensure customers are treated fairly once they have received the government's proposed retirement guidance.
In this week’s quick fire RP poll we asked: Do you agree with Steve Webb's proposal that those who have purchased annuities should have the opportunity to unwind them for a capital sum?
Equity release is growing strongly and Bower Retirement Services is looking to recruit more advisers. Helen Morrissey talks to new chairperson Andrea Rozario about her new role and the outlook for equity release.
Income drawdown looks set to grow rapidly as a result of Budget freedoms. Jenna Towler takes a look at the issues for those navigating this area without an adviser.
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