The regulator must focus on removing outdated rules and making charges and illustrations clearer An FCA discussion paper released earlier this month has asked for views on non-workplace pensions. Covering a mix of products, including Sipps, stakeholder and individual pensions, as well as older contracts, such as s32 buyouts and retirement annuities, it focuses on […]
Logic has no place in such a market and nor do serious investors What does it mean for an asset, such as a currency, to have intrinsic value? From prehistory onwards, economies and trade were built on things that had undeniable utility: trading furs for iron, for example. The invention of currency changed those dynamics, […]
Nothing works better at aiding understanding than stories based on experience Stories have been used to pass knowledge and wisdom down the generations throughout history. For advisers, they help remove the complexity of what we do for clients. And nothing works better than stories based on experience. Over the past few months, I have experimented […]
Aegon is reviewing the future of its direct-to-consumer platform Retiready, as it cements its focus on the advised platform market. Money Marketing understands one option Aegon is considering is getting rid of the Retiready brand altogether. The provider says it is reviewing what to do with Retiready and will confirm its decision later this year. […]
Jeremy Pearson is Technical Support Manager with Canada Life’s ican Technical Services Team. Canada Life offers a range of wealth management solutions, including retirement income planning, estate planning and investment solutions from a choice of jurisdictions, including the UK, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland. Many parents value the standard of education offered by […]
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