What made financial headlines over the weekend?
Annuity specialist Just Retirement has reported sales are down by a fifth since the 2014 Budget that removed the need for people to buy its main product.
‘I’m hanging my hat on simplified advice’: The future of retirement advice post-2015
A workable and affordable simplified advice framework must urgently be established to ensure ‘ordinary savers' properly benefit from next year's pension freedoms, delegates heard.
The Budget ushered in massive changes in the retirement income space. Helen Morrissey asks what this means for the industry.
Retirement Planner's round-up of the top pension stories this week.
The recent launch of the ABI's Annuity Window has sparked debate as to how best to serve retirees. Helen Morrissey asks what constitutes a good quality shopping around service.
iPipeline has launched an electronic common quotation form for annuities on its platform.
Just Retirement has said that it plans to enter the long-term care market within the next few months.
Stephen Lowe looks at the current raft of long term care reforms
Hargreaves Lansdown has launched the ‘UK's first free' enhanced annuity search engine.
Just Retirement has called on government to it make compulsory in the incoming Care and Support bill that local authorities refer care funders to regulated financial advisers.
The mandatory code of conduct on retirement choices for all Association of British Insurers (ABI) members, set to be enforced from 1 March, must go further to better help consumers, annuity campaigners have said.
Fiona Murphy looks at the implications of an FSA review on shopping around for the annuity market
Fiona Murphy examines what long-term care reforms mean for advisers and their clients
Just Retirement has announced a ‘record' 64% increase in annuity sales over the past year.
Stephen Lowe takes a look at the enhanced annuity market and explains why 2013 will be an important year
Stephen Lowe, Just Retirement's group director of external affairs and customer insight, speaks to Retirement Planner about winning Best Provider Lifetime Mortgages at the Equity Release Awards
Several advisers have reported cases of clients being encouraged to exaggerate medical conditions to get a better annuity rate. Helen Morrissey takes a closer look...
Stephen Lowe discusses the findings of recent research into equity release
Average pensioner incomes have increased by 50% between 1994 and 2011, according to the latest research from the Office of National Statistics.
Just Retirement will enable retirees to switch from a fixed term annuity to a different pension if their circumstances change.