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Thoughts on Pension Bee’s valuation

  My favorite moment of 2021 was sitting outside on the steps leading into the Barbican with Clare Reilly and Romi Samova. Pension Bee had announced its valuation and we had a (now legal) glass of wine in hand. The … Continue reading

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Inbox overload?

I am finding the comments on my recent blogs about lifestyling rather better than the articles I’m writing. Take this caustic gem from Tim Simpson Good Luck to Mr Pursaill, I hope he succeeds in obtaining his desire. However, in … Continue reading

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The night London turned yellow – for the NHS and Pension Bee!

Last night , sights along the Thames were bathed in a yellow light. This is the scene as I ran down from Blackfriars Bridge. And as I passed the National Theatre And as I reached Trafalgar Square Yellow to remember … Continue reading

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Pension Bee calls MaPS pathway tool “not fit for purpose”

A few weeks back, the Money and Pension Service(MaPS) published a comparison site to help people choose an investment pathway and then decide the best products to use when they’ve made the choice. Confusingly , the URL for the site … Continue reading

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Putting our money where their mouth is? We’re not there yet!

Last night I had the chance to listen to the Lord Mayor’s lecture – organised by Gresham College which is a few yards from where I live. If this had happened last year, I would not have been invited or … Continue reading

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Bigger Pots and Bigger Pensions through Open Finance

‘Breaking Banks: A blueprint for Open Finance that puts customers first’ puts forward a series of recommendations to help create a functional Open Finance ecosystem in a post-Brexit economy. Within the report, COADEC calls for the UK government to break … Continue reading

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Pension Bee floats for £300m – MPs dither over dashboards

    Two things caught my eye yesterday evening. The first was a comment made in parliament by Nigel Mills MP on protecting people from themselves and denying them access to digital consolidation via a dashboard. Nanny state The Government … Continue reading

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Open pensions today – pension dashboards tomorrow!

Tired of manana? The Pension dashboard will arrive one day, but when it does it will be a pension finding service. If what you’re waiting for is a way to bring your pensions together then there are plenty of dashboards … Continue reading

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Andy Cheseldine’s VFM assessment is just too good!

Andy Cheseldine gave , in 21 minutes , one of the most complete and articulate expressions of what makes for good value in a DC pension scheme. I hate the word “masterclass” but on this occasion it is appropriate and … Continue reading

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Retirement – where is thy sting?

At over 2600 words, this is the longest comment to appear on this blog. It is written by Gareth Morgan who’s focus is not on “wealth” but on the alleviation of poverty. This blog is his critique, not of Pensions … Continue reading

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