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For the past two days I have tried - unsuccessfully - to escape from pensions.

Apr 23, 2014

My main focus is considering the overall cost to a client of the solutions I recommend.

Apr 17, 2014

Financial Conduct Authority reiterates its concerns about Sipps in two final notices issued today.

Week in Brief: The government guarantee of ‘guidance’ is slowly being picked apart.

Apr 14, 2014

The present system doesn’t work all that well and is overly expensive - something needs to change.

Apr 11, 2014

Week in Brief: Guidance guarantee for pensioners under the spotlight while advisers demand clarity on trail.

Lord Myners walked out of the beleaguered mutual group after his proposals failed to get all-round support.

Apr 09, 2014

Apr 07, 2014

FCA doesn’t just want pound-and-pence figures, it also wants you to explain what could cause figures to change.

Markets appear to be rising in the face of political and economic upheaval, but the likelihood of a correction is growing.

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