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Why are the self-employed not using (Nest) pensions?

Nest Insight ran another seminar today – the title was  “How has Covid-19 impacted self-employed people” but the question on my and the panelists lips was – “why aren’t the self-employed, using pensions?” This article looks at how the self-employed … Continue reading

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If the poor can’t save in this pandemic, when can they save?

  Yesterday I wrote about Nest Insight’s sidecar savings project (now mysteriously called “Jars”).  The article caught the eye of Michael Johnson who graphically  reminded me of the most effective means ever of increasing the savings ratio. So – covering … Continue reading

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Financial Planning – a minority sport.

    “Financial planning is a minority sport for the wealthy” – @henryhtapper @NESTInsight pic.twitter.com/HVS0EMlWHt — Talya Misiri (@Talya_PA) July 5, 2017 It was fun debating with Debate Mate and Tom McPhail – who is great mate! A sense of … Continue reading

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“Feed and skim” – how NEST want to help the low-paid save more.

Thanks to NEST and their think-tank NEST Insight for a scorching day on top of the National Theatre which yielded some real thought leadership. Delighted as I was to lock horns with some very bright students (and Tom McPhail) in … Continue reading

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Is NEST best?

Back-slapping all round NEST launched its third Insight into the state of the UK auto-enrolment project yesterday. This was a land grab for AE glory. At the front of the pack was Joanne Segars whose NAPF hosted the event. Hopefully … Continue reading

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