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FT Adviser

What sort of clients will benefit from drawdown?
FT Adviser
People who want flexibility. For Rachel Smith, associate consultant for Mattioli Woods, not all individuals in a drawdown arrangement will need to vary their income levels from time to time, nor will they need to take "unusually large payments", but ...



Irish Medical Times

Eliminating your risks in retirement
Irish Medical Times
Mortality drag refers to the need for income in retirement, and for a client's funds to work harder to produce sufficient income as they grow older. Annuities, as an option, can suit certain retirees who live longer than average — even though current ...



FEDVIP More Flexible for Retirees than FEHB
FEDweek
Federal annuitants are eligible to enroll in the Federal Dental and Vision Insurance Program if they retired on an immediate annuity. Federal and postal employees enrolled in FEDVIP who subsequently retire on an immediate annuity or for disability may ...

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Top1000funds.com

NEST's flexible default pension
Top1000funds.com
Defined-contribution funds should set default retirement products for members, NEST chief investment officer Mark Fawcett said at a conference. His fund has developed new ideas to do just that. NEST is the UK's workplace pension fund set up by the ...



Insurance News Net

Employees Want Annuities in Benefit Plans
Insurance News Net
Only annuities offer a guaranteed income that people can't outlive and a generation or two ago corporate pension plans invested in annuities to deliver steady income to retired employees until the day they died. But over the past 30 years companies ...



The HR Director Magazine

Guided drawdown – a solution for the retire-as-you-go generation?
The HR Director Magazine
Evolving retirement patterns are causing concern, as people are shunning the security of a guaranteed income for life from an annuity, in favour of a more flexible approach. Hargreaves Lansdown has written to the FCA outlining a guided drawdown ...

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City A.M.

Five tips for getting 'retirement ready'
City A.M.
You can usually take up to 25 per cent of a personal pension as a tax-free lump sum. The rest can be used to provide you with an income and/or irregular lump sums, both of which are taxable as income. It's often a good idea to have some secure income ...



InvestmentNews

Insurers still grappling with costly variable-annuity promises
InvestmentNews
AXA Equitable Life Insurance Co. and Ohio National Life Insurance Co. are examples of firms that are doing just that, by offering consumers a buyout or exchange of an annuity purchased around the time of the financial crisis. These involve enticing a ...



FT Adviser

Default strategies of defined contribution pensions under fire
FT Adviser
... per cent of these default investment strategies target the purchase of an annuity at retirement. Mr Inman said: "Regardless of whether members take their benefits as cash or draw them down as flexible income, how we think about risk should change ...

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