Tag Archives: Simon Eagle

CDC is a naked flame in the ammunition dump!

I would urge anyone reading this blog to book 37:42 of their time to listen to Tom McPhail quiz Simon Eagle on how a retail CDC “scheme” might work. Simon is clear throughout that his expertise is in the actuarial … Continue reading

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Why the time for a new type of pension is NOW!

Tomorrow (Tuesday 15th) I will be talking with Simon Eagle of Willis Towers Watson on what a new pension based on CDC principles but open to anyone with a DC pot that can be drawn down. Go to http://www.pensionplaypen.com , … Continue reading

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Turning pots to pensions – Simon Eagle at Pension PlayPen – Tuesday next

    Who will be talking? I’m very pleased that Simon Eagle is going to speak with me at Tuesday’s Pension PlayPen coffee morning . He’ll be speaking about CDC pensions for people with DC pots. Simon is pensions actuary, … Continue reading

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WTW take on the nastiest hardest problem in finance – treading the pension pathway.

Some years back, Con Keating failed to convince a similar audience at a similar event about the merits of a CDC scheme as an alternative way to provide a pension. Only 8% of the audience said they’d want to be … Continue reading

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John Ralfe turns up to the wrong debate.

The Corporate Adviser master trust conference was a success. I will return to sessions earlier in the day but this blog is about a debate between John Ralfe, an opponent of CDC and Simon Eagle who champions CDC both inside … Continue reading

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The 10 questions I’d like to ask the experts on CDC this afternoon.

  I’m pleased to see that Stephen Timms and the Work and Pensions Select Committee will be meeting this afternoon (Oct 25th) to take evidence from four notable experts on pensions. The subject discussed will be “CDC pensions” CDC pension … Continue reading

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CDC works because DC and DB pensions don’t.

  My blog yesterday, praising Willis Towers Watson for having the courage of its convictions has received considerable attention, with comment generally being unfavorable , ranging from the politely skeptical Interesting stuff, Henry. The fact that you are happy with … Continue reading

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CDC – a new type of pension provision coming to the UK

On Wednesday (October 8th),¬† CDC will be debated in the house of commons and with a fair wind, legislation enabling employers and multi-employer master trusts to provide DB like benefits for defined contributions will be enacted¬† by the end of … Continue reading

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