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Why advisers can’t take modelling tools at face value

Wouldn't it be great if markets performed in exactly the way they had done in the past? If, every year equities managed to generate the...

Bestsellers: FundsNetwork reveals the ten most popular pension funds

FundsNetwork has revealed the top ten bestselling pension funds in June. So, where did the freed up retirement cash go?

Solid blueprint: Analysing NEST’s retirement income strategy

Pensions freedom has blown a hole in years of conventional wisdom that assumed and required full annuitisation at retirement for most savers. This is no...

Calling all advisers! Vote for your favourite platforms

The Aberdeen UK Platform Awards in association with RP's sister title Professional Adviser are, its organiser says, the Oscars of the platforms world. While some of...

Will small drawdown pots fall into the financial advice gap?

The landscape for advice and guidance in retirement planning has changed significantly following the Retail Distribution Review and pensions freedom.  To the untrained eye of...

Summer Budget: Investec’s Max King analyses the aftermath

The Summer Budget's consultation on the replacement of pension tax relief with an ISA-like system of tax-free drawdown in retirement was, amid the flurry...

Factors to consider ahead of SIPP property investment

In the ever-changing world of self-invested pensions, one thing has remained constant - the use of property as an investment in SIPP and SSAS. There...

Mike Morrison: Why drawdown must be handled with care

The pension freedoms continue to dominate the news from various viewpoints, at least until the Budget. (This article is written just before the Budget but...

Why sequence risk is real (and can play havoc with portfolios)

Industry commentators wailing about the horrors of sequence risk recently got a soft slap from FinaMetrica's Paul Resnik, when he opined their "reasoning was...

Enhanced annuities: Top ten medical conditions clients should disclose

Annuity specialist Partnership has collated the most common conditions people declare and, using data from the open market, listed how much extra retirement income...
 

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