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Four out of five investment advisers are concerned that inappropriate products are being rushed to market to take advantage of changes announced in the Budget, research has found.
The average gap between the best and worst annuity rates is almost 35%, according to analysis of official market figures by Hargreaves Lansdown.
Prudential is planning to move into the platform space as part of a drive to diversify its business, the company has told analysts.
Most of our ideas about retirement need to be… retired, writes Brendan Llewellyn.
Annuity provider Partnership has signed an investment management agreement with Rothschild to invest £150m in commercial mortgages as it announced a significant fall in annuity sales.
Government plans to offer independent guidance to all retirees do not go far enough because retirement needs are too complex, argues St James's Place (SJP).
Most pensions schemes plan to offer members more help at retirement than is proposed under the government's guidance guarantee, according to a consultant.
If a client came to you in this situation how would you deal with them? David Trenner sets the case study and provides a model answer.
Professional Adviser has dug out advisers' responses to the government's consultation on retirement 'guidance'. What did your peers suggest?
Insurer Prudential's UK life business has posted a 10% rise in operating profits as sales switched from annuities to income drawdown, its interim results have shown.
The Money Advice Service will play a crucial role in delivering the government’s guidance guarantee. But, as Jenna Towler finds out, advisers have their own ideas on how it could be delivered...
The majority of pension savers in defined contribution (DC) schemes are not satisfied with their plans, according to research.
Just under 12m people in the UK are still not saving enough money to fund an adequate retirement income, according to research from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
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