Emma Watkins: Educating partners on single life annuity risks

Protecting women in retirement

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Emma Watkins: "Advisers in the pensions industry have an important role to play in communicating the options available to their clients, to ensure that, for those with dependents, both partners understand the implications of choosing a single life annuity over joint products."
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Emma Watkins: "Advisers in the pensions industry have an important role to play in communicating the options available to their clients, to ensure that, for those with dependents, both partners understand the implications of choosing a single life annuity over joint products."

What could be more romantic than providing a lifetime income for your spouse? Here Emma Watkins looks at the merits of joint-life annuities

Longer life expectancy and an increasing demand for social care in older age are set to place growing pressure on the UK population as they head into retirement. This is especially the case for wom...

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