Tag Archives: secondary annuity

Please don’t die-I was enjoying your annuity!

News that Government has finally put the Secondary Annuity Market down is no surprise. It was one of Steve Webb’s worst ideas and has proved about as popular as Osborne. Economically, the creation of a market in annuities is a … Continue reading

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Secondary annuities- more questions than answers

  I’ve been asked for my views on secondary annuities. I asked myself would I trade my annuity. Of course, I wouldn’t, I wouldn’t buy one. I wouldn’t sell my state pension, I wouldn’t sell my rights to my defined … Continue reading

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Secondary annuities – who benefits? RALPH FRANK

Another great guest blog from Ralph- keep them coming Ralph – your reader stats are awesome!(Pension Plowman) The seemingly inexorable march towards the creation of a secondary annuity market passed two significant milestones last week.  HMRC published a consultation covering the … Continue reading

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Why I’m excited about second hand annuities.

Transparency is the great disinfectant, but disinfectant- when applied to an open wound- can be painful. It is however the only way we can recover. Continue reading

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Blurred lines or fuzzy logic – the secondary annuity market – guest blog by Ralph Frank

The consultation on creating a secondary annuity market was released alongside the 2015 Budget. The upcoming consultation had been flagged on the preceding Sunday, an unusual event, by a release on the HM Treasury website. The stated intent of allowing … Continue reading

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