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How can we improve member outcomes if we can’t measure them?

The DWP links its campaign to consolidate small DC pension schemes to the headline “improving member outcomes”. But what is a good member outcome and how is it measured? The only measure I know of, that captures the value savers … Continue reading

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AgeWage – what is it about?

People saving for their retirement need help. Pension risk is now taken by savers – not  insurers or plan sponsors. Savers are presented with tough choices which they are not prepared for; and  Middle Britain does not take advice. AgeWage … Continue reading

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Where are these 1200 schemes to be consolidated?

When it comes to poor practice  “sunlight is the best disinfectant”. But the sun never shines on the whereabouts of occupational DC schemes, which are supposed to run their own websites for the benefit of all, but whose whereabouts on … Continue reading

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Is the pensions consumer “taking a journey” of just along for the ride.

For the first time in a few years, I took a weekend off blogging and spent Saturday on the river with new friends. Sunday gave me some time to think about the Pension Regulator and the FCA’s joint call for … Continue reading

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What’s the Long Term Asset Fund and will it work?

The ‘Long Term Asset Fund’ (LTAF) will be launched within the year to provide long term alternative and innovative investments. I’m quoting here from a paper send by my Swedish friend Per Andelius and written by the lawyers CMS The … Continue reading

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Pension Lifestyling – the evidence

  We at AgeWage aren’t concerning ourselves with theory, we busy ourselves with experience, studying the evidence of “what actually happened”. In this study, we look at what actually happened to people’s savings as they approached retirement and we’re focusing … Continue reading

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Con Keating on illiquids and performance fees.

A Response to the DWP Consultation on Illiquid Investments and Performance Fees   Dr Con Keating Chair, EFFAS Bond Commission April 2021   It would not be surprising if the DWP were swamped by responses to this consultation from the … Continue reading

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Will technology save lifestyle?

No sooner have I published a blog announcing that AgeWage is embarking on research on how lifestyle has actually done, than I read a post in Professional Pensions from Julius Pursaill explaining how a master trust he advises is going … Continue reading

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One small step for a start-up! AgeWage graduates from the FCA sandbox!

AgeWage successfully completes its Sandbox testing.   AgeWage, a Fintech providing value for money measurement for DC pensions has exited the FCA Innovation sandbox and is now directly authorised to give pension guidance to trustees, employers and savers. AgeWage was … Continue reading

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Pension Bee floats for £300m – MPs dither over dashboards

    Two things caught my eye yesterday evening. The first was a comment made in parliament by Nigel Mills MP on protecting people from themselves and denying them access to digital consolidation via a dashboard. Nanny state The Government … Continue reading

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