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So what can our past performance tell us of the future?

Very excited by developments in @agewageuk scoring that are helping us understand the risks each saver experiences relative to all relevant risks members can take, more in weeks to come! — Henry Tapper (@henryhtapper) July 2, 2020 It is narcissistic … Continue reading

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Cheating with your IRRs is like cheating at golf.

  Chris Flood of the Financial Times is again at odds with the Private Equity industry who he holds are fiddling their investment returns, confusing what they are saying investors get with what they actually get. This goes to the … Continue reading

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Managing means knowing what to measure

  One of the most interesting (and challenging) parts of running a blog is in encouraging and moderating comments. This site gets quite few (real) comments, but sometimes the comments are as insightful as the blogs they comment on. Such … Continue reading

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Segregated mandates – a club for large pension schemes only

With a few exceptions, most pension schemes do not go overboard with the number of asset management products they use.   Having worked with some super-large, super-complex pooled schemes and fiduciary managers, I can understand at least one reason. Lots … Continue reading

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Asset managers are no longer the problem on cost transparency

This is the first of ten articles by AgeWage co-founder Dr Chris Sier. All articles have first been published in the FT’s Pension Expert and are re-produced with its kind permission. The oritinal of this article can be found here … Continue reading

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From PS20-06 to the dashboard; – can the FCA pull it off?

  Amidst the noise of the ban on contingent charging, the FCA published a long and detailed Policy Statement PS20-06 For the most part, the FCA is concerned with people safeguarding their rights to promised benefits wherever they may come … Continue reading

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Pensions coming out of lockdown!

Let’s put the past behind us I’ve just published a blog where I criticise Pension Age, CACEIS and DC fiduciaries for not telling it straight on what we are paying for pensions and whether we’re getting value for this money. … Continue reading

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Increasing pension scam awareness

  As AgeWage prepares for its journey into the FCA Sandbox, we are becoming more aware of the vulnerability of ordinary people to pension scams. We are really worried about the impact of unemployment, especially on those who are over … Continue reading

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“Financial resilience” – austerity’s twin brother

In the aftermath of the collapse of Northern Rock in 2008, many savings institutions were hit with a run on deposits from savers keen to put their cash under the mattress. Mark Scantlebury and Vincent Franklin, who were then setting … Continue reading

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Squeaky-bum-time for start-ups

Plenty of promises! Running a start-up at this moment is spooky. The Government promises support. but each new product seems to apply to someone like you – but not you! We haven’t furloughed anyone because what we do – help … Continue reading

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