Category: Decumulation

Pension Freedoms

Pension Freedoms

We take a look at the new pension freedoms, and the implications for long-term private investors.

The Banker and the Fisherman

The Banker and the Fisherman

Today’s post is about the parable of the banker and the fisherman. The banker and the fisherman I’m sure many of you will have come across this story before. This is...

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Are Pensions Finished?

Today’s post is about a paper from Michael Johnston of the Centre for Policy Studies. The paper calls for additional protections for savers in the light of the upcoming pension...

Pensions Commission

Pensions Commission – Consensus Revisited

Today’s post looks at a report issued this week which calls for a Pension Commission to be established. The Report The report, written by Ben Franklin,  comes from the International...

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Annuities again – rate of return

Regular readers will know already that I have a thing about annuities – I don’t like them. A brief history of pensions When I started work back in the 1980s...