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DWS closes Ratebuster fund

DWS is closing its popular Ratebuster fund just six months after launch.

The fund, which sold over 60m in its first launch period in March, has been pulled after Aberdeen decided it did not fit with its plans for DWS, its deal for which completes on September 30.

Investors wanting to pull out of the fund will be able to do so between October 10 and October 13, otherwise they will have to wait until April 10 2006.


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(Another) downhill stroll — retirement planning

A report published this morning by the CIPD (CIPD Employee Outlook March 2015) provides yet more interesting data to the changing landscape of retirement planning. It should be remembered that we are in a period of genuine flux here given that the default retirement age was scrapped three years ago, and new pension freedoms come online in April. Both of these alterations will have a huge impact on how employees plan for their retirement.

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