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Looks like a bolshy new year!

Welcome to 2017 , I’m in a bad mood!

I have been struck down with tummy problems and did not join in last night’s festivities. I open my inbox this morning  –  this is what I find! 893 more words

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Why pensions should become a big government obsession in 2o17!

In my article yesterday, I suggested we don’t need to change pension regulations, we need to stop looking at pensions as a threat but as a benefit. 506 more words

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Pensions and the Media

We like to think that the media works well with the pension industry, but it’s a relationship based on our money, not on mutual respect. In this article I look at how the media really view pensions, concluding we have few friends, and those we have – we should cherish! 1,066 more words

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Raising the UK's state pension age (again)

Earlier this week the Guardian reported the prospect of a further rise in state pension age in the UK.  The former pensions minister, Steve Webb, claims that documents produced by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) suggest that a faster ( 346 more words

Please don't die-I was enjoying your annuity!

News that Government has finally put the Secondary Annuity Market down is no surprise. It was one of Steve Webb’s worst ideas and has proved about as popular as Osborne. 453 more words

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Should we block the triple lock?

Ros Altmann speaks out (shock!)

We now have three former  pension ministers making a lot more noise than our current pension minister.

  1. Ros Altmann who we are now realising never should have done the jog…
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The Coalition worked- this doesn't!

A tale of two Governments

In 2010, after a shock result, Britain found itself Governed by a ConLib coalition. No one gave it much chance of working but it di, The Clegg/Cameron coalition brought considerable benefit to the country and was something of a “golden administration” for pensions. 837 more words

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