Pension freedom means annuities need to be used differently and, writes William Burrows, making them available on SIPP platforms - as one now is, as of this week - means they can be thought of as a new asset class
Annuities are one of the oldest financial policies - and in fact they can be traced back to Roman times. There have been several attempts to innovate or reinvent them but, aside from advances in underwriting,...
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