The Retirement Strategy data pages are designed to offer a wide ranging view of the current annuity rates being offered from providers including impaired, flexible and asset-backed annuity options. The pages also put current rates into historical context, offer the latest annuity best-buy tables and give a general overview of the type of products each provider currently offers.
Labour Shadow Treasury Chief Secretary Angela Eagle believes the changes being brought in under the RDR are broadly right and will restore trust in the advice industry. In an interview with Money Marketing, Eagle says that without trust, the sector will struggle. She says: “I think overall the direction of change is the right one […]
Every three months, the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment, of which I am a Fellow, publishes a most interesting report into the investment management industry. It is a review of the latest developments and, most importantly, offers a commentary on what is happening in this huge business that touches us all. The most recent […]
Written by Mike Riddell One of the current big debates in global financial markets is whether investors should believe ‘hard’ rather than ‘soft’ data, where the usually reliable business and consumer surveys have been suggesting strengthening in global growth momentum for some time now, while the economic data that feeds through into the Gross Domestic […]
There are plenty of office parties and Christmas events going on at this time of year. But have no fear – you can still stay healthy while going out and enjoying yourself, with a little bit of planning!
Along with all the other firms that provide advice on defined benefit transfers, we received our questionnaire from the FCA about the quantity and nature of cases we have handled since 2015. By the time you read this, the deadline for its return will have passed and those under scrutiny will have breathed a collective […]