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Pension savers withdrew £1.8bn from pots in the first two months following the opening up of the retirement income space, data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has revealed.
The government should ensure a decent guaranteed income is the default option for defined contribution (DC) retirees, according to the Strategic Society Centre.
Average monthly savings have increased by 50% over the past ten years, research suggests – so is Britain finally moving towards a more savings-based society?
The advent of pensions freedom and auto-enrolment means it is time for advisers to rethink traditional retirement investment strategies and look toward “cradle to grave” investing, according to Birthstar.
The government has delayed the launch of a secondary annuity market amid concerns about consumer protection, it has said in its Budget document out today.
The Chancellor is today taking the unusual step of delivering a second Budget in as many months (well, nearly) after his party’s victory in the May General Election. But what can advisers expect?
The Treasury will net an extra £700m in tax this year as a result of the pensions freedom and choice reforms, Hargreaves Lansdown has projected.
Workers in their 30s have high expectations for retirement but are not putting enough cash away to achieve their goals, writes Peter Bradshaw. He believes advisers can help
The trade-off between guaranteed retirement income at the expense of leaving growth potential on the table is clearly an imperfect one, writes Chris Marshall
Provider Zurich is reviewing whether to allow legacy retail clients access to its flexible drawdown product on a non-advised basis, in an effort to streamline pension freedom.
People living overseas looking to transfer their UK pensions face having to pay for advice twice under the latest Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rule update.
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