Will pensions freedom make SIPPs the most flexible pension product ever? Jeff Steedman certainly thinks so…
DB transfers can come at a cost to clients and advisers, so how should the industry deal with the predicted increase in demand following the introduction of pensions freedom? Nicola Brittain finds out…
Clients looking to transfer out of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes could struggle to find willing advisers and providers to facilitate the shift, leaving them at greater risk of falling victim to fraudsters, Neil MacGillivray has warned.
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Just Retirement is to launch a set of products aimed at Middle Britain retirees offering ‘mix and match’ options for retirement income.
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Invesco Perpetual’s £600m Income & Growth fund is to move out of the Investment Association’s UK Equity Income sector after failing to meet the trade body’s yield requirements.
Just Retirement has reported annuity sales almost in line with its pre-Budget numbers, thanks in part to strong defined benefit (DB) sales in the second half of last year.
More than three quarters of people nearing retirement do not yet know which route they will take to fund later life, according to research.
All debate about the value financial planners add for clients should have ended the moment the first helped ensure a retiree client wouldn't run out of money before they ran out of time. But doing so isn't a straightforward task, as Abraham Okusanya explains...
Hargreaves Lansdown has unveiled its low-cost drawdown plan ahead of 6 April which has no set-up fees or income withdrawal charges.
The £1.25m lifetime cap on tax free pension savings will affect workers who retire on anything from £20,000 a year, meaning those who start to save early could face tax charges of 55% when they retire, according to new research.
Old Mutual Wealth is to launch a flexi-access drawdown facility on its Collective Retirement Account ahead of pensions freedom on 6 April.
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