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British investment industry braces for end to commission sales

LONDON (Reuters) - Financial advisers who for decades have prospered from selling investments to Britain's middle classes are braced for a looming ban on commission-based sales set to shake up the industry (British investment industry braces for end...
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Income drawdown: hope of 10pc rise in pensions before new year - Telegraph

Income drawdown: hope of 10pc rise in pensions before new year  - Telegraph | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Pensioners who use income drawdown to fund retirement have been offered hope of a 10pc rise in their incomes before the end of the year.
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BBC conflict of interest: Pensions relying on pushing alarmist climate ...

BBC conflict of interest: Pensions relying on pushing alarmist climate ... | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
From the WUWT TwentyEightGate discussion a disturbing revelation of a huge conflict of interest balance of reportage. To see that this has cost taxpayers billions beyond license fees, see this earlier post about a UBS report ...
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House of Lords amends Financial Services Bill to improve social investment regulation | Third Sector

House of Lords amends Financial Services Bill to improve social investment regulation | Third Sector | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Read 'House of Lords amends Financial Services Bill to improve social investment regulation' and the latest charity & voluntary sector news & best practice on Third Sector (Amends to Financial Services Bill improve social investment regulation | Campaigned...
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AMPS Curated List of Drawdown Alternatives | AMPS Online Press Releases

The current list of suggestions submitted by AMPS members and others suggested in the press, as of 14 November 2012:

 

 

Drawdown Alternatives

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Cash rates for Sipps dwindle further - Financial Times

Cash rates for Sipps dwindle furtherFinancial TimesSavers who choose to keep their retirement funds heavily in cash are being penalised by falling interest rates, which are making it increasingly difficult for savers and investors to achieve a real...
Pádraig Floyd's comment, November 11, 2012 10:34 AM
Something of a #nss feel to this story, as those in drawdown need to hold cash and few are sure where the markets are going. So, people are keeping their powder dry even if that means they are losing money. They could of course move their bank account, but may not be allowed to.
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London LGPS 'fundamentally flawed': Pensions Institute

London LGPS 'fundamentally flawed': Pensions Institute | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Defined Benefit,Regulation,Regulation news and analysis for trustees, scheme managers, pension fund managers and all pension professionals (London LGPS 'fundamentally flawed': Pensions Institute http://t.co/nFiZEhUd...)...
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Pension reform needs “ambition, urgency and cooperation” – ARIA pensions | aria

Pension reform needs “ambition, urgency and cooperation” – ARIA pensions | aria | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
The Alliance for Retirement Income Adequacy was formed to promote an informed discussion about the importance of defined benefit pensions (Pension reform needs “ambition, urgency and cooperation” – ARIA pensions
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Researcher: Montana public pension shortfalls total $9700 per household - Helena Independent Record

Researcher: Montana public pension shortfalls total $9700 per household - Helena Independent Record | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Researcher: Montana public pension shortfalls total $9700 per householdHelena Independent RecordMontana faces a troubling situation with its public employee pensions, with shortfalls totaling $3.9 billion, or $9,700 per household, a senior...
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Are we placing too much faith in banks’ advice? - The Globe and Mail

Are we placing too much faith in banks’ advice? - The Globe and Mail | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
"Financial advisers are also worth consulting, especially those who charge fees for their services..." http://t.co/gzMvOuSj...
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Trustees find £44m of missing monies linked to GP Noble - FTAdviser.com

Trustees find £44m of missing monies linked to GP Noble - FTAdviser.com | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Lawyers and trustees say net recoveries of the missing pension monies is “exceptional in cases such as this”.
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MP's pensions should reflect public sector workers, minimum 35 yrs service for a full pension. - e-petitions

RT @Met_IBB: MP's pensions should reflect public sector workers, minimum 35 yrs service for a full pension.
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