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Help Squad: Reader feels mother unjustly charged $13K annuity surrender fee
Chicago Tribune
We contacted the life insurance company and they indicated she did not select the flexible withdrawal rider. It seems unethical that a company would sell an annuity of a substantial dollar amount to a 73-year-old woman in questionable mental health ...



FT Adviser

Scottish Widows drops annuities for default workers pensions
FT Adviser
Scottish Widows gave customers a period of 60 days to request continuing with an annuity and not have their investments changed to a more flexible approach. “Very few people came back saying [they wanted] that,” he said. It is to early, however, to ...



FT Adviser

Platform software provider adds annuity function
FT Adviser
“By streamlining and automating much of the work involved and creating a joined-up process, providers can offer more flexible pension options, while making it more viable for financial advisers to provide a retirement advice service to those with ...



Express.co.uk

Annuities still rate highly despite many taking advantage of their new pension freedoms
Express.co.uk
From April 2015, pension freedom reforms liberated savers from the obligation to buy an annuity. This followed long-standing complaints about poor value annuity rates, which plunged after the financial crisis. In 2008, a 65-year-old with a £100,000 ...



Interactive Investor

Stockwatch: A fruitful long-term investment
Interactive Investor
It was designed to offset sliding annuity sales after 2014 government reforms liberated pensions, offering specialist packages and large corporate pension deals. In 2014 ... The merged group serves four distinct areas: retirement income, an estimated ...



The Online Citizen

Better and more flexible annuities needed for retirement
The Online Citizen
Secondly and more importantly, is that although more flexible than CPF LIFE, the annuities on offer are narrowly prescribed and inflexible in comparison to the annuities markets around the world. For example, there is no immediate annuities (except one ...



Money Observer

Pension tactics: How to plan for different phases of your retirement
Money Observer
While it may seem strange that a fixed-term product can help provide flexible retirement income, it is a growing trend. Fixed-term annuity quotes now account for almost a quarter of all those we produce, up from 15 per cent at the end of 2015, and the ...



We need flexibility and security in retirement
Pensions Expert (registration)
The uncertainty of spending means members could potentially regret their decision if they are locked into an annuity. This suggests that, at least in the early stages of retirement, flexible access to savings is crucial. Members need the capacity to ...



Kiplinger Personal Finance

Using Flexible Spending Account Dollars at the Drugstore
Kiplinger Personal Finance
QI know that the law changed a few years ago so you can no longer use tax-free money from a flexible spending account for over-the-counter medications without a prescription. But I saw your article about using FSA money for sunscreen. Wouldn't you need ...