In this week's Retirement Planner news round-up we highlight five key stories you might have missed over the past seven days.
Regulation should be changed to allow a ‘national wealth service' to be established to distribute independent retirement advice more widely, according to Ros Altmann.
Researchers questioned 2,000 people about their perception of a happy retirement - finding that most of us long to retire by 63, with a three-bedroom home just 11 miles away from the rest of our family.
Government plans to overhaul the retirement process could increase the threat of pensions liberation fraud by overstretching administrators, warns the Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA).
A think tank has called on the government to buy parts of people's homes and deliver a guaranteed lifetime income in return, in a bid to bolster retirement income for low earners.
The forces at play in investment - most obviously, regulatory change, uncertain markets and shifting demographics - are as strong today as they were when Professional Adviser launched its sister magazine Multi-Asset Review in 2017.
Regulator has visited some firms already
Platforms react to Fidelity blocking Income Focus purchases
Chris Hill's letter to Treasury
Cash balance surges