Retirement Planner editor Helen Morrissey spoke to Scottish Widows' Ronnie Taylor and Richard Jones about retirement planning
Annuity provider Just Retirement has launched a one-year version of its fixed-term annuity in response to the far-reaching changes affecting drawdown announced at last month's Budget.
How the industry distinguishes between 'advice' and 'guidance' is at odds with how the public perceives financial services, argues Personal Finance Society (PFS) chief executive Keith Richards.
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Fiona Murphy goes through the results of this month’s Inquiry on the recent Budget and finds an advisory market (mostly) cheered by radical reforms.
The Budget has been described as the death knell for annuities and a welcome boost for income drawdown. Barry O Sullivan looks at how the rules change the face of the pensions market and what should an adviser’s strategy be going forward?
Fiona Murphy asks: What do the sweeping changes introduced in the Budget mean for financial advisers?
Fiona Murphy caught up with Association of Professional Financial Advisers director-general Chris Hannant to discuss the changing retirement advice landscape
The Personal Finance Society (PFS) has outlined a proposal for a flat fee model which would help regulated advisers deliver pensions advice to a larger audience, following the unexpected changes announced at Budget 2014.
Most people think savers will find it difficult to resist the urge to spend money earmarked for living costs in retirement when they are allowed to take pension pots as cash, research suggests.
Retirees receiving financial 'guidance' via the government's 'right-to-advice' promise outlined at Budget 2014 will also be told how long they are likely to live to help inform their decision about what to do with their retirement savings, Steve Webb has said.
Retirement guidance-for-all could be one of George Osborne’s key legacies as Chancellor. As yet, it remains unclear who will ‘guide’ the masses but regulated advisers can and will benefit from the policy, writes Jenna Towler...
Many trust-based DC pension schemes already offer more than the ‘guidance guarantee' to their members and are worried about being forced to ‘dumb down' standards, according to the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF).
Financial advisory businesses will be invited to play central roles in providing information, guidance and advice to retirees following the far-reaching changes announced at Budget 2014, under plans being devised by the Personal Finance Society (PFS).
Steve Webb would be “nervous” about providers playing a part in the Chancellor’s guidance-for-all at retirement pledge.
Retirees who recently took a tax-free lump sum from their defined contribution (DC) pension will be given 18 months to decide what to do with the rest of their savings following the far-reaching changes to pensions announced at Budget 2014, the government confirmed on Wednesday.
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