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Secondary annuities- more questions than answers

I’ve been asked for my views on secondary annuities.

I asked myself would I trade my annuity. Of course, I wouldn’t, I wouldn’t buy one. I wouldn’t sell my state pension, I wouldn’t sell my rights to my defined benefit pension scheme, I wouldn’t even sell my right to increases on my pensions. 693 more words


Dangers of De-Risking

I have been wanting to write a small post about “De-risking” for a while now, but I can’t help thinking that it is very timely, given the current debacle surrounding the so-called… 457 more words

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De-Risking & Conduct Risk: A Conclusive approach

De-risking in today’s world has been perceived as a repercussion of regulatory acquisitiveness and an avoidance factor for futuristic enforcement trails.

There is a hue and cry from supranational bodies to various international banking giants to have a pragmatic approach towards the un-banked and to avoid wholesale de-risking. 210 more words

Caribbean Region Most Affected by Loss in Correspondent Banking Relationships, according to World Bank Survey

Alicia Nicholls

The withdrawal by international banks of correspondent banking relationships with Caribbean-based banks and money transfer businesses has once again been making headlines in the Caribbean. 970 more words

Paying for other people's pensions

I’ve said it before on this blog, but I’ll say it again. The amount of Council Tax many people pay to fund other people’s pensions exceeds their own contributions into pensions, even when they’ve been auto-enrolled into “workie”. 1,208 more words


Is increasing complexity making pension saving harder ? - guest blog by Ralph Frank.

The most conclusive finding of a recent survey by PwC into pensions taxation was not even related to the respondents’ views on the central question of the survey (namely, the most appealing tax scenario for their pension)! 423 more words


Facing up to mental health

This article’s by our friends at Lockton. It’s on an important subject that impacts us all! I’m really pleased they’ve asked me to put it on this blog.  989 more words

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