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People approaching retirement face ‘financial emergency’ – Billy Burrows

Billy is a national treasure – this is the text of an article that first appeared in Money Marketing There is clearly a national state of emergency, but there is also a financial emergency for those approaching retirement with a … Continue reading

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12 reckoners to work out what you’ll get.

  New help from the Ferret Gareth Morgan has put online and free for use, his reckoners: – these help people with benefit and grant claims – estimating what they’ll get They are called Ferret Reckoners These reckoners, which are … Continue reading

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Should we have a national wealth service?

  This article was composed for TC News on the day after the Government closed down the pubs, restaurants cinemas and theatres. It’s a day after the Treasury announced that it would subsidise the wages of those ‘furloughed” by their … Continue reading

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No need to lock-down innovation

  Brent Hoberman calls for help for Britain’s start-ups;  in the FT he comments with regards to tech start-ups. Britain leads Europe on almost every measure, more than £10bn was invested in UK tech last year and the sector employs … Continue reading

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Our start-ups aren’t getting much help

It’s tough running AgeWage right now. We are a  Pentech considering a term-sheet for future funding , our development depends on new investment and our customers are waiting on our development. At a time like this , it’s easy for … Continue reading

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“Advice for Middle Britain” – keeping the cost down.

I’ve recently published a blog called “Advice for Middle Britain” which argues for a more honest approach to the promotion of dependent advice. It sets out a trade-off between the purity of fee-based advice and what people can afford. Most … Continue reading

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Mothball or keep going?

Many small businesses are faced with a stark choice. Should they go into lockdown and effectively mothball what they have – for later reuse? Or should they move on and find a way to deliver some or all of their … Continue reading

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A radically simple solution to dashboard delivery.

Pension Bee has produced two important papers in the past week. The first is its response to the FCA’s call for input on Open Finance The second is yesterday’s public  call to action to bring open pensions as part of … Continue reading

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Are employers able to “know their workplace pension”?

Are employers the provider’s clients? In financial services, the client is the entity that takes the decisions on where the money goes. Whether we define “money” as “pension contributions” or “fees paid”, the employer is seen as the client. It … Continue reading

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Lead generation; little value for a lot of money.

Most internet comparison pages are misleading and should be taken down We have a problem with internet lead generation which has been investigated by Laura Purkess and promoted by Jack Gilbert. Here is the twitter thread (note these are screenshots … Continue reading

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