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December 15, 2017
pension-risks

FCA Warns Savers Of The Risks Associated With ‘Free’ Pension Advice

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is reminding customers of the risks associated with transferring their defined benefit pensions to a new scheme. In an alert on […]
December 14, 2017
pension-saving

How Much Should You Save For Retirement?

It can be difficult to know exactly how much to save for retirement, especially when it’s hard to predict how much money you’ll spend each year […]
December 12, 2017
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Five Million ‘Gig Economy’ Workers Could Be Left With No Pension In Retirement

Millions of freelance and zero-contract workers could be left without any retirement savings as a result of a pension system “blind spot”. A new report from […]
December 11, 2017
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IFAs Must Report ‘Risky’ Product Recommendations To Regulator From 2018

Independent financial advisers will soon have to report to The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) when they recommend potentially high risk investment products to clients. The changes […]
December 11, 2017
women-retirement

Divorced​ ​Women​ ​Missing​ ​Out​ ​On​ ​£5 Billion​ ​In​ ​Retirement

Seven in 10 couples fail to discuss pension savings during a divorce, leaving millions of women worse off in retirement.   New research shows that more than […]
November 20, 2017
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Ombudsman Sees Dramatic Rise In Number Of SIPP Complaints

The number of complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) about self-invested personal pensions in 2017 is projected to exceed last year’s total. The FOS’ report […]
November 16, 2017
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What Is Annuity Misselling?

Earlier this year it was revealed that almost 200,000 pensioners in poor health would be compensated by two of Britain’s biggest pension firms after being mis-sold […]
November 13, 2017
mis-sold-pension

One In Eight People Believe They’ve Been Mis-Sold Their Pension

One in eight people who received financial advice in the last 12 months claim to have been mis-sold an investment or pension product, according to a […]
November 9, 2017
british-pensions

Millions Of Brits Don’t Understand How Their Pension Works

Millions of British people don’t understand how their pension works, according to research from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The survey assessed the attitudes of 13,000 […]