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Pension Blog - July 2008 
 
This blog allows us to air our views and opinions on pension related issues. We don't ask or expect you to agree with our opinions - but you're welcome to comment about a particular blog by sending us an email to enquiries@mycompanypension.co.uk  
 
Are you considering working during your retirement? Perhaps to subsidise your pension, or possibly just for something to do? You might recall that recently...
posted 30/07/2008
 
I’m not at all surprised by the findings of a survey by B&CE, the organisation which describes itself '...as the UK's largest provider of financial benefits to construction...
posted 29/07/2008
 
Pension Credit is a vital financial lifeline to many low-income people in retirement. It was introduced in October 2003 and replaced the Minimum Income Guarantee. It...
posted 28/07/2008
 
I am actively engaged with a number of pension forums, some whose members are made up entirely of pension professionals. Other pension forums I participate on...
posted 25/07/2008
 
So, who would want sit as a trustee on the investment committee of a pension scheme now? Is the FTSE on a cliff edge? Are bonds good value? Will inflation...
posted 24/07/2008
 
According to one of the letters in the Financial Times yesterday (22nd July, 2008), there are 7.5 million people working in the public sector including teachers, NHS...
posted 23/07/2008
 
It's surprising to see how many retirees leap into taking the tax free cash lump sum from their pension benefits without taking advice. It's a common question...
posted 22/07/2008
 
Having read the 180 pages of the DWP’s report on annuitisation decisions, evidence suggests that many of the people who become disengaged with…
posted 18/07/2008
 
Parliamentary Ombudsman Ann Abraham didn’t hold back when naming the report into the Equitable Life saga. Entitled, "Equitable Life: a decade of regulatory...
posted 17/07/2008
 
If you attempted to read the DWP’s research focusing on annuitisation decisions you might have been interested, as I was, in how they eventually segmented...
posted 16/07/2008
 
When someone as respected as Stewart Ritchie stands up and says that the current challenges in pensions were "as serious as any I can remember in the last....
posted 16/07/2008
Ever been asked: What's your BMI, baby? Well, as part of your retirement planning - and particularly relevant to when you're ready to take your pension....
posted 11/07/2008
I still find it amazing that two thirds of people approaching retirement don’t fully investigate all of the options available to them with their pension funds...
posted 11/07/2008
Property has played a growing role in pension planning for many people and the current slump, first in commercial property and now in the residential market...
posted 10/07/2008

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