Tag Archives: Mark Hoban

It’s only human nature after all!

  It’s natural for us to crave money but we are not natural money saving experts. Debate has raged on this blog and on the Pension Play Pen group pages as to whether Pensions Wise is doomed along with the … Continue reading

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How far can guidance go?

Guidance Technology? I am interested by Guidance Technology, it is at the core of www.pensionplaypen.com. As we use it, Guidance Technology narrows down options available to people to a shortlist that is clearly differentiated. For an employer to choose the … Continue reading

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Pensions too boring for DWP select committee member

  Nigel Mills MP, who sits on the DWP’s Pension Select committee is so committed to his task that he chose to turn up to a DWP committee meeting as a part of the recent pensions debate. He used the time to  play … Continue reading

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“AMNT” or “APPT” – Why DB trustees don’t get DC!

Yesterday I gate-crashed two parties. Party one was held by the association of professional pension trustees at the Butchers livery Hall and party two was held by the association of member nominated trustees around the corner. Both parties were in … Continue reading

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