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New pension changes come into effect

As of 6 April, individuals aged over 55 have been given new pension freedom, allowing them to decide what to do with their savings.

The changes allow those entering retirement – around 320,000 individuals per year – to cash in their pension pots instead of having to buy an annuity. 167 more words

Private Pension - Changes Today

Pensions Minister, Steve Webb, with the Lib Dem team at the Dolphin in Newbury 2013.

Today marks the largest overhaul of the pensions system in almost a century, giving people the freedom to take control of their own pension. 181 more words


Why I'm against this pension commission

I am stuck in the middle of Scotland, it is April and I am snowed in high above Loch Rannoch. Tired of walking through blizzards I am attending to my e-mails which includes a missive from my friend Steve (the Pension) Herbert. 1,142 more words


Warning - You May Not Have A Pension Pot To Piss In...

One week to go until Pensions Freedom Day and the Information Commissioner is investigating the alleged sales of pension pot data, probably just the tip of the iceberg. 102 more words


85 - Umbrella Mandalas

Photographer, Steve Webb, submitted this bird’s eye view photo to the 2012 National Geographic Photography Contest. While in Florence, Italy, he captured this shot of people walking down below in the rain with their opened umbrellas… 86 more words


Schwartz: 'A Toast To The Coliseum' Will Celebrate 43 Years At The Old Barn

By Peter Schwartz
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The Islanders have their sights set on a long playoff run to end their 43-year history at the Nassau Coliseum. 967 more words


The Treasury - the office of pension irresponsibility

The Treasury should be renamed the office of pension irresponsibility.

It wants to milk pensions as the “new banks” and is acting as the political wing of the housing market. 915 more words