Stephen Lowe: Don't let retirement be a gamble

'The new norm'?

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"Like gambling ads, the notion of ‘pension freedom’ aims to sell a vision of healthy normality and yet ..."
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"Like gambling ads, the notion of ‘pension freedom’ aims to sell a vision of healthy normality and yet ..."

The FCA's Retirement Outcomes Review interim report describes accessing pension pots early as "the new norm" among non-advised customers - but, says Stephen Lowe, just think about what that actually means.

Are you ever surprised by the number of gambling adverts on late-night TV? Like a lot of people who buy the odd lottery ticket or back a horse in the Grand National, I enjoy a flutter now and again...

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