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An SOS reader has complained about the confusion caused by the government’s decision to accelerate the...
The Government is currently trying to pass a Pensions Bill that will equalise men’s and women’s...
It’s been said that the state pension system assumes that if you’re a man you have...
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Equal rights equals equal costs, regardless of the evidence
The European Court of Justice ruling that gender cannot be a factor when insurance...
- Posted 809 days ago
Using the value of your home to support your retirement
Equity release – the facility to raise cash by taking out a lifetime mortgage against the...
- Posted 852 days ago
How annuities are funded and why the current rates are so low
Most people will buy an annuity when they come to retire but how do...
- Posted 906 days ago
Time to end shoddy treatment by banks and building societies
It’s bad enough having to put up with miserly rates of interest, but banks and...
- Posted 937 days ago
Will long term good or short term cuts dictate pension policy?
You may not know it, but a battle royal is being played out behind...
- Posted 977 days ago
The State pension – how the low paid can end up subsidising the well-off
If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a...
- Posted 991 days ago
Don’t rely on your pension scheme provider to sell you the best pension
A firm of lawyers recently warned that some annuitants could have grounds to make legal...
- Posted 1008 days ago
Will your pension support you for the rest of your life?
With average life expectancy at age 65 now about 82.4 years for men and...
- Posted 1015 days ago
Consumer voice missing from pension reviews
Over the last 20 years, there have been scores of reviews, commissions and green...
- Posted 1035 days ago
A rare example of a tax incentive to save for non-tax payers
As incentives to save have been withdrawn, one gem that has remained surprisingly intact...
- Posted 1053 days ago
To the OFT – Banks need a kick up the backside, not guidelines
Am I alone in feeling totally underwhelmed by the OFT’s response to the ‘super...
- Posted 1054 days ago
What was in the budget for savers?
There was little in yesterday’s emergency budget for savers, with its focus on cuts...
- Posted 1062 days ago