Annuity rates now at record lows, having declined by as much as 12 per cent since the start of the year.
Tool gives a range of expected performance using risk profile asset allocation models.
Ombudsman rules adviser should have known requirement for 8 per cent return to match the final salary scheme’s benefits was “a high risk transaction.”
Median earnings from working are £296 a week adding up to annual pay of nearly £15,400 for those aged 65 plus.
Raising the regulatory bar could help force illegitimate introducers out of the market, says Zurich director.
Sir Philip Green must act now to find a resolution for BHS pensions, members of parliament conclude.
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