Tag Archives: Pension Bee

Holding the thin blue line on pensions

1. The immediate threat of fraud The policing of pensions is a precarious business and the “thin blue line” is figurative. The police are reluctant , for good reason, to busy themselves in the complexities of criminal maladministration , prosecutions … 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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Pension Bee talks, LGIM listens

The Guardian announces this morning that Pension Bee’s campaign to get access to an LGIM fund that divests from companies profiting from fossil fuels. Getting the mighty LGIM. Britain’s biggest fund manager, to respond to customer pressure is no mean … Continue reading

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“If you want a do-it-all dashboard – you’ll have to wait a decade”.

Speaking at an AgeWage/FDATA event last night, Romi Savova told a packed house that the MAPS dashboard could do little more than find people’s pensions with the detailed information we need to take decisions on our pots delivered off-dashboard via … Continue reading

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Dashboard 60% ready – 1/4 of data missing

Queen Bees – Romi and Reilly I don’t often publish undigested  press releases but Pension Bee’s analysis of its own data explains itself very well. Most people know who has their money and have their paperwork, but many, myself included  … Continue reading

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My ethics are my own

I appear to be under fire on twitter for claiming I am investing ethically by purchasing units in the LGIM FutureWorld fund. I am aware that this fund is not strictly an ethical fund and that my investment isn’t an … Continue reading

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Will IGC’s be stung into action by the Bee?

  I’m pleased to see that research conducted by PensionBee,  has revealed a rapidly emerging mainstream consensus among 2000 of their customers regarding where – and how – they want their money invested. Over 80% of those surveyed want  transparency … Continue reading

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Time to stop dissing Robo-Advice?

In a brilliant article , which you may be quick enough to access via this link, the FT’s Damian Fantano explores what is going on with robo-advice – or what robo-advisers like to call “putting the AI into financial advice”. … Continue reading

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How Scam man and Robbin’ won the world’s first Scamathon

AND WE HAVE A WINNER… Scam Man & Robbin’! The judges loved the retro aspect, taking the vigilante stance and the overall simplicity! Congratulations guys! 🥳 #PensionScamsHackathon — PensionBee (@pensionbee) November 29, 2019   Scams are a worry, and not … Continue reading

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Retail platforms – a boat worth missing?

I hadn’t realised until yesterday that the FCA has a SIPP and Platform team in the Retail Investment supervision department. For most of us , the idea that we are buying into a platform when we save into a pension … Continue reading

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