Feature - Retirement Planner

        RP Forum and Awards: Highlighting best practice

        Retirement Planner | 09 Jul 2014 | 16:51

        On June 11th Retirement Planner held its inaugural Forum and Awards at Le Meridien Piccadilly in London.

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        Research: Retirement Planning Today

        In the first of four instalments of in-depth research into the retirement planning market Helen Morrissey looks at the challenges and opportunities facing advisers operating in this market.

        Retirement Planner | 09 Jul 2014 | 16:28
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        RP: We need clear pathways to retirement advice

        “The Budget freedoms are not license for people to spend their retirement income unwisely” – so said Key Retirement Solutions’ Billy Burrows when I interviewed him recently (see pages 4-5).

        Retirement Planner | 09 Jul 2014 | 16:21

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      CDCs: The new kid on the block

      Collective defined contribution has been causing a stir among employers and group schemes? What do advisers need to know about this new type of pension?

      Retirement Planner | 09 Jul 2014 | 16:19
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      Will auto-enrolment deliver better outcomes?

      In the second part of Retirement Planner's auto-enrolment discussion, Helen Morrissey looks at whether current auto-enrolment contribution levels are enough to deliver decent retirement outcomes.

      Retirement Planner | 09 Jul 2014 | 16:19
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      Safe as houses? Buy-to-let as a retirement planning option

      Is the increased flexibility in how retirees can take their pension leading to more interest in property? Fiona Murphy finds out.

      Retirement Planner | 09 Jul 2014 | 16:14
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      Managing risk in estate planning

      Mark Williams looks at how advisers can help their clients manage the risks involved in estate planning.

      Retirement Planner | 09 Jul 2014 | 16:13
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      Why are the self-employed reluctant to pay into a pension?

      Tony Harris looks at the factors behind self-employed people’s reluctance to pay into pensions.

      Retirement Planner | 09 Jul 2014 | 16:08
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      Hold up: How SIPP reforms may be further off than you think

      The FCA recently announced further delays to SIPP reforms. Fiona Murphy takes a look at what this means for SIPP operators and advisers.

      Retirement Planner | 09 Jul 2014 | 16:04
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      What you need to know about the Budget

      Andrew Tully takes a look at the implications of the recent Budget for the industry.

      Retirement Planner | 09 Jul 2014 | 16:00
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      Billy Burrows Q&A: Retirement - The customer journey

      Billy Burrows talks to Helen Morrissey about his new role at Key Retirement Solutions and how the customer’s at-retirement journey is evolving.

      Retirement Planner | 09 Jul 2014 | 15:58
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      Do one-year fixed-term annuities go the distance?

      We have seen the development of one-year fixed-term annuities since the Budget. But do they represent good value for money? Fiona Murphy takes a closer look.

      Retirement Planner | 08 Jul 2014 | 15:50
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      Q&A: Will the Budget bring a new savings culture?

      Personal Finance Society chief executive Keith Richards talks to Helen Morrissey about advisers' role in delivering the guidance guarantee and how the Budget could herald a new approach to long-term saving.

      Retirement Planner | 27 May 2014 | 13:48
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      Pensions tax: Blueprint for change?

      Pensions minister Steve Webb is keen to see 30% tax relief on pensions and the end of the lifetime allowance. What would this mean if implemented? Fiona Murphy takes a closer look.

      Retirement Planner | 23 May 2014 | 15:25
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      Lifetime allowance – the role of investment

      Protection from the lifetime allowance is a big issue. Martin Tilley looks at the importance of investment growth in determining who might be affected.

      Retirement Planner | 23 May 2014 | 15:23
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      Top annuity myths

      Steve Lewis takes a look at the top misconceptions people hold about the annuity market.

      Retirement Planner | 23 May 2014 | 15:21
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      Budget 2014 – the spark for change?

      John Moret takes a look at the recent Budget changes and asks if they are the catalyst for growth in the retirement market.

      Retirement Planner | 23 May 2014 | 15:19
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      Dealing with the Budget aftermath

      The Budget brings unprecedented flexibility for retirees. However, this flexibility also brings challenges. Andrew Tully takes a look at the key issues.

      Retirement Planner | 23 May 2014 | 15:18
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      Retirement planning: What should expats be looking at?

      Adam Wrench looks at some of the opportunities and pitfalls for expats returning to the UK

      Retirement Planner | 23 May 2014 | 15:04
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      The pensions crossroads: tax free cash or drawdown?

      Some pension savers are able to access more than the regular 25% tax free cash. However this protection could be lost should the retiree wish to go into income drawdown rather than purchasing an annuity. Claire Trott looks at the options.

      Retirement Planner | 23 May 2014 | 15:03

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