The freedom to sell your annuity (read: The freedom to get screwed)

The freedom to sell your annuity (read: The freedom to get screwed)

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Pensions minister Steve Webb's idea to offer annuitants the chance to sell their contracts so they can enjoy the same apparent freedoms afforded to the rest of us by last year's Budget does not sit easy with Mark Polson...

We measure out our lives by different things. J Alfred Prufrock measured his out by coffee spoons. For many of us our lives are marked out by Christmases, Hogmanays, birthdays and anniversaries. ...

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