Tag Archives: Social Security

Can a one size fits all approach create pension harmony in the UK?

  The FCA and tPR have constructed a simple pensions consumer journey to be a framework for considering a standard response to pensions issues. In this blog, which forms part of my input to their call for evidence, I argue … Continue reading

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The Election; making difficult choices

This is a long post by an American economist called John Mauldin; I didn’t know him but I think I do now! Thanks to Per Andelius for this holiday reading. I have a letter halfway done on economic/investment themes, but … Continue reading

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“Cynicism’s” trending on #pensions

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fudging, nudging (and attitude budging)

what starts out as a wish to get educated , realises itself in a sales experience and detoriates into disillusionment, is the standard experience of many members of the public. Continue reading

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I am weary of being weary of politics

Here error is all in the not done- all in the diffidence that faltered… Continue reading

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Public sector pensions- who cares?

You don’t think public sector pension decisions matter? Take a look at your council tax bill -these things are bcoming second mortgages to many of us!

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What’s my “NEST” egg going to be worth?

While we continue to debate what a national savings scheme should be called, pensioners continue to shiver and the nation is no closer to a pensions solution for lower earners than when stakeholder pensions were first mooted 14 years ago. Continue reading

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How will Jersey deal with its pension liabilities?

I’m following the interractions between Jersey’s stakeholders with great interest. The island has much to offer the mainland (and Europe) as a test bed for pension reform. Continue reading

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