Retirement income

UK workers need to save less for retirement than other countries, finds research

Fidelity International has created global retirement savings guidelines to help employers and employees understand how much is needed to save for retirement.

Half of over-40s have ‘basic’ retirement understanding – Just Group

Only half of those aged 40 or above have a 'basic understanding' of the key factors that will influence their...

Martin Jones: Will the Budget bring changes to the rules on tax-free cash and...

Chancellor Philip Hammond is due to deliver his autumn Budget on 29 October. As far as pensions are concerned, the speculation has mainly focused...

Annuities the ‘missing asset class’ for sustainable retirement income

Retirees could benefit from more sustainable income and higher death benefits by including guaranteed income in the asset mix of their portfolios at retirement,...

‘We’re all guilty of pushing the same strategies to advisers’ – Henry Cobbe

DFMs and asset managers are all guilty of pushing the same investment strategies to advisers when more nuanced solutions could...

Bob Champion: Why later life lending is set to grow

The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) latest data bulletin looks at analysis on how people are using their pension pots following the pension freedom reforms....

Jeff Steedman: Pensions & retaining the company premises – it’s all about the tax

Directors selling a company may not realise they need both financial advice and legal advice if they want to keep the commercial premises and...

HMRC ‘looking at opportunities’ to address net-pay tax anomaly

The government is set to review an anomaly which sees lower-paid workers in the majority of master trusts lose out on tax...

Adrian Boulding: How realistic is asset manager charges transparency?

On 5 September the Work & Pensions Committee (WPC) held a highly-focused debate on the challenges of extracting increased charges transparency from asset management...

RP case studies: Using SIPP consolidation to bring pension freedom

People take out SIPPs for a variety of reasons, writes Elaine Turtle. Here she shares a case study which shows how the product's versatility can help clients access funds to help facilitate their chosen lifestyle 
 

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