Pension Wise guidance will help retirees deal with freedom and choice but what's really needed is a default retirement pathway, writes Graham Vidler
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The government is being urged to ban defined benefit to (DB) to defined contribution (DC) pension transfers to minimise “complexity and confusion” once the 6 April retirement 'freedoms' are rolled out.
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The information watchdog is to investigate claims pension data is being sold to fraudsters and cold-callers for as little at 5p without consent, according to reports.
The regulator is to investigate claims that some retirees who use pensions freedom to access their savings will be hit with ‘rip-off’ charges, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Alistair Wilson is surprised some platforms won’t offer full pensions flexibility. Here he runs through the biggest factors advisers need to consider post-6 April
There is no such thing as an ‘average retiree’, writes Duncan Robertson. Relying on general assumptions in key areas such as life expectancy cannot work for clients
George Osborne should have used the Budget to scrap the lifetime allowance altogether, writes Neil MacGillivray
Dentons Holdings group, which includes Dentons Pensions Management, has launched a legal arm specialising in property and conveyancing.
John Fox is so sick of politicians messing about with pensions he wants to hand over control to the Bank of England
The continued cut to the amount people can save in their pension pots before a tax charge applies could incentivise people to invest in higher risk products, an adviser has said.
The government does not intend to permit those wishing to cash in their annuities to sell them back to their existing provider, it has announced.
The government is considering making regulated financial advice a requirement for people looking to sell their annuity contracts, Budget documents reveal.
The government should look into the glaring inequality in the tax system that favours defined benefit (DB) pension schemes over defined contribution (DC), Alan Higham has said.
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