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    Mar 27, 2015

    Would-be Ssas holder pointed in direction of FTAdviser article which states refusals go beyond rules. ... read more

  2. To infinity and beyond: What longevity means for advisers

    Mar 26, 2015

    Zurich’s head of retail platform strategy says advisers will play an increasingly important role.... read more

  3. EU mortgage rules are tame - we need finance ‘gazumping’

    Mar 17, 2015

    Without an element of active competition, the period of reflection is just a period of waiting.... read more

  4. Ideal retirement at odds with real retirement

    Mar 16, 2015

    Seeing the name of Citizens Advice in these discussions may have been unexpected.... read more

  5. Passive road is almost as rocky as an active one

    Mar 16, 2015

    Passives are a simple way to get exposure to markets without trying to understand a fund managers process.... read more

  6. Twits policing Twitter: Four key points from FCA paper

    Mar 13, 2015

    Paper shows policymakers couldn’t keep to 140 characters if their lives depended on it. ... read more

  7. Rant: The Big Smoke leaves me fuming

    Mar 10, 2015

    London remains home to retail financial services.... read more

  8. Drawdown fees ‘rip-off’ could yet become a ‘scandal’

    Mar 09, 2015

    News Review: We need to do something about the plight of existing savers in legacy pension schemes.... read more

  9. Growing need for more clarity around structured products

    Mar 09, 2015

    Retail investors do not understand structured products and, even worse, they usually overestimate returns.... read more

  10. Pension ‘freedoms’ will be less simple than they appear

    Mar 02, 2015

    News Review: Savers will be able to dip into their pension whenever they like from April... well, maybe.... read more

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