The regulator should completely ban all pension early exit charges to prevent any saver being penalised for taking advantage of the freedom and choice reforms, Hargreaves Lansdown has said.
The firm said even the 1% cap due to be put in place for leaving existing schemes should be brought down to nothing. It said exit charges were not unjustified following the pension freedom reforms...
Royal assent soon
Only one in ten opt for an annuity
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will ban the charging of flat fees on auto-enrolment (AE) pots valued at or below £100 and launch work on how to standardise cost and charges reporting.
Third highest monthly figure since 1993
'Cannot normalise this level of loss'
There is no shortage of IFA firms looking to sell up, writes Daniel Baade. However, the big question is how to finance the acquisition of IFA or wealth management firms...
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