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Don’t be a chicken: make a decision!

Everywhere we look these days, there’s choice – so much choice (and complexity). In fact, we are positively tormented by it. No wonder we put off doing some things. I hate shopping, I admit it (I’m such a bloke). Me, … Continue reading

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Bend-over-backwards-flexible drawdown

Among the changes and conditions brought by the new drawdown rules is the tax position on death in drawdown – namely the tax charge on a lump sum death benefit rising from 35% to 55%. That has led many to … Continue reading

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Capped drawdown or flexible drawdown?

When new drawdown pension options are made available by SIPP and other pension providers from 6th April 2011, financial planners will be helping some of their clients decide which is most suitable. a choice between capped and flexible access The … Continue reading

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Do SIPP providers get social media?

I was recently asked this and I think the answer is no, not yet. Arguably there are good examples such as @pensionsmonkey on Twitter (sometimes technical and hot-off-the-press, sometimes wickedly irreverent). But such examples are personal, not across a whole … Continue reading

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