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From Your Industry| 11:28

Second provider launches retirement income fund

“Income is likely to be a key investor requirement”, provider says.

From Investments| Sep 15, 2014

L&G launches retirement income multi-asset fund

Fund targets a return of the base rate plus 3.5 per cent over a ‘full market cycle’.

From Investments| Sep 12, 2014

Over-60s control close to £1,000bn in property wealth

Age group own a quarter of all UK property wealth in the UK, amounting to £993bn.

Sep 08, 2014

Research shows 5m still do not plan to retire

A third of people do not know when they will retire, representing around 12m people.

Sep 02, 2014

Providers need to simplify customer journey: Altus

According to the firm, the average consumer will have had around 11 different jobs in their lifetime.

Sep 01, 2014

Panel alert over ‘toxic’ pension products set for launch

Consumer panel concerned over drawdown proliferation and rush to self-invested pensions.

Analysis & Opinion
Leaving a lasting legacy

Sep 10, 2014

Leaving a lasting legacy

With an election looming, it is important that pension reforms unleashed in the March Budget lead to a UK savings culture untainted by pork-barrel...

From Special Report: Investing for Outcomes - September 2014| Sep 09, 2014

No magic formula for pension savings

Auto-enrolment is having a big effect on pension savings, but individual spending needs will vary

Drawdown disparity set to change

Interview| Sep 05, 2014

Drawdown disparity set to change

Editor’s View: Money Management’s Jon Cudby on the big names who do not offer flexible drawdown - yet.

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Guide to Pension Liberation

Any scheme which offers money from a pension fund before minimum pension age should ring alarm bells.

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When the levy breaks: advisers in line to be hit again

Week in Brief: Pensions continue to dominate headlines with pension transfer review costs in the spotlight.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Trivial Commutation post-Budget

Trivial commutation is an option for pension scheme members, which allows them to exchange small pensions for a taxable lump sum.

FTAdviser Blog

How the FCA saved smaller Sipps - or at least some of them

Week in Brief: Sipps cap ad confirmed, first simplified product launched and Sesame reveals all is still not well.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Income Drawdown post-Budget

It is vital that advisers understand what options could be available for their clients next year.

FTAdviser Blog

How life companies could undermine new freedoms

News Review: Prevarication, bureaucracy and a good old fashioned case of mis-selling underline challenges that lie ahead.

Recent Articles
  1. Guide to Pension Liberation
    From Training| Sep 10, 2014

    Guide to Pension Liberation

    Any scheme which offers money from a pension fund before minimum pension age should ring alarm bells.

  2. Four key requirements for automated pension transfers
    Aug 29, 2014

    Four key requirements for automated pension transfers

    With auto-enrolment in the initial stages for many early business, volume of transfers is “likely to increase exponentially.”

  3. Advisers flood helpdesk with pension benefit queries
    Aug 27, 2014

    Advisers flood helpdesk with pension benefit queries

    Elsewhere, adviser enquiries on property were up by 58 per cent compared with Q2 in 2013.

  4. L&G ‘pre-retirement’ funds break the £1bn barrier
    From Investments| Aug 27, 2014

    L&G ‘pre-retirement’ funds break the £1bn barrier

    Pre-retirement fund suite has continued to grow post-Budget, firm says.

  5. All the details of the new pension freedoms
    Aug 26, 2014

    All the details of the new pension freedoms

    Defaqto Retirement Update: changes offer individuals choice and flexibility to meet evolving needs.

  6. Concern that Mas is pushing people away from advice
    Aug 26, 2014

    Concern that Mas is pushing people away from advice

    Recent publication contains incitement to complain and contains no information on risks of not taking advice.

  7. When the levy breaks: advisers in line to be hit again
    FTAdviser BlogonRegulation| Aug 22, 2014

    When the levy breaks: advisers in line to be hit again

    Week in Brief: Pensions continue to dominate headlines with pension transfer review costs in the spotlight.

  8. Ssas set to be revolutionised by ‘fit and proper’ rules
    Aug 22, 2014

    Ssas set to be revolutionised by ‘fit and proper’ rules

    Rules designed to prevent pensions liberation likely to increase fiduciary oversight, says Dentons.

  9. Retrospective regulation is the enemy of innovation
    Ashley WassallonRegulation| Aug 22, 2014

    Retrospective regulation is the enemy of innovation

    It doesn’t always require the sledgehammer of regulation to crack the nut of disenfranchised customers.

  10. AJ Bell predicts pension liberty will be curtailed
    Aug 21, 2014

    AJ Bell predicts pension liberty will be curtailed

    Firm criticises government’s “gung ho” approach to ‘at retirement’ reforms.

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