Some thoughts on the recent press on the Tapered Annual Allowance impact on NHS employees.
An unplanned post on State Pension Age increases.
Just because pension schemes can invest in alternative assets, doesn’t mean they should.
Imagine this for a second: You’re in the upstairs bedroom putting your children to bed for the night. The wind is howling, rain lashes the windows. Just as your loved once start to fall asleep[…]
I had planned a completely different post today. But, like a moth to a naked flame, I’m drawn to another post on pensions. This time, on deciding between drawdown and annuities. The catch is, you’ve[…]
The Work and Pensions committee is launching their pension costs and transparency inquiry (link). According to the committee, they are seeking your views on whether the pensions industry provides sufficient transparency around charges, investment strategy and performance[…]
A few weeks ago I wrote about the Lifetime Allowance (LTA). The LTA was brought in on A-day (6 April 2006) when there was an overhaul of UK pensions. (It’s worth having a read of[…]
When I started this blog I didn’t have a set target in mind about what I wanted to write. The result is that I’ve written about all sorts of subjects from why Mrs YFG and[…]
In my previous post I set out five reasons why I think annuities don’t deserve the bad press they get. In that post I focused specifically on the positives that are often overlooked in assessing[…]
In short: No. I had planned-out an article with reasons why I think annuities don’t deserve the bad press that they get. But, in a fantastic guest post over at Monevator, Mark Meldon, a South[…]