Tag Archives: Government bond

Light in the lifestyle tunnel!

The way in which your DC pot magically turns from investing in shares to investing in cash and Government bonds is called lifestyle and it involves hundreds of transactions in 60+ months before you buy your pension. All of these transactions involve … Continue reading

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Taking meaningful investment choices off the shelf

  I’m  pleased to hear that NEST is planning to explain its investment plans that everyone can understand.I visited their offices last week and spoke with their chief investment officer about this. I hope that as part of this explanation , he’ll … Continue reading

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Why I’m a grumpy pension old man!

The day I wrote this I was off to Wakefield to be filmed as a grumpy old man. The results of this filming can be viewed on you tube here Stanley Matthews was still playing professional football at an older … Continue reading

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