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20/03/2014  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For April 2014
20/03/2014  Proposed Pension Changes for April 2015
21/01/2013  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For February 2013
01/01/2013  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For January 2013
19/11/2012  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For December 2012
25/10/2012  Gender Equalisation Of Annuity Rates
20/10/2012  Just Retirementís Enhanced Annuity Sales Surge
18/10/2012  Gender Equalisation For Capped Drawdown
16/10/2012  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For August 2012
16/10/2012  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For September 2012
16/10/2012  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For October 2012
16/10/2012  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For November 2012
30/09/2012  What Are Protected Rights Pension Contributions?
30/09/2012  Buying An Annuity With Protected Rights Pension Contributions
03/07/2012  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For July 2012
01/06/2012  Enhanced Annuities: Bad News For The Healthy?
25/05/2012  Low Annuity Rates & High Inflation
23/05/2012  Annuity Advice Gap For Smaller Pension Pots
21/05/2012  Pension Charges: New NAPF Code Of Conduct
18/05/2012  Capped Drawdown Reviews: Avoid A Nasty Surprise
17/05/2012  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For June 2012
17/05/2012  Annuity Advice & Adviser Charging: Draft HMRC Guidance Issued
16/05/2012  LV= Protected Retirement Plan: New Break Clause Added
11/05/2012  Enhanced Lifetime Annuities: Many Over 55ís Qualify
10/05/2012  Pension Transfers: New Tougher FSA Rules
02/05/2012  Enhanced Annuities: Critical Role for Early Retirees
01/05/2012  Annuity Rates: Further Falls Say MGM Advantage
27/04/2012  UK Variable Annuity Sales £1 Billion In 2011
24/04/2012  LV= Flexible Transitions Account: Seven New Funds
23/04/2012  Small Pension Pots: Lower Advice Fees?
17/04/2012  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For May 2012
13/04/2012  More Retirees Seeking Annuity Advice in 2012
12/04/2012  Advice Recommended For Variable Annuities
03/04/2012  10% Delaying Retirement In 2012
29/03/2012  Pension Rule Changes in April 2012
22/03/2012  Budget 2012: State Pension Age Automatic Review
21/03/2012  LV= Investment Linked Annuity Rates Increased
20/03/2012  Capped Drawdown: Mis-selling Risk & FSA Concern
16/03/2012  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For April 2012
14/03/2012  Is A Lifetime Annuity The Same As Capped Drawdown?
13/03/2012  Early Pension Release Schemes: Buyer Beware!
12/03/2012  Annuity Advice, Commission, Fees & Adviser Charging
08/03/2012  Pension Funds Hit By Quantitative Easing
07/03/2012  FSA Pension Transfer Analysis Consultation
06/03/2012  Open Market Option & New ABI Code Of Conduct
05/03/2012  Investigate Your Pension Options Early
02/03/2012  Do I Have To Buy A Pension Annuity?
01/03/2012  Annuity Rates Are Affected By Annuity Options
29/02/2012  Just Retirement Enhanced & Fixed Term Annuity Sales Rise
28/02/2012  Poor Pension Choices Can Lead To Longer A Working Life
27/02/2012  New Low Cost LV= Pension Launched
23/02/2012  Is It Worth Comparing Annuity Rates?
22/02/2012  UK Enhanced Annuity Sales Rise To £3 Billion
21/02/2012  Which Is The Best Annuity Rate For You?
20/02/2012  An Introduction To Annuity Rates and Annuity Options
17/02/2012  You Donít Need Poor Or Ill Health To Get Enhanced Annuity Rates
16/02/2012  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For March 2012
15/02/2012  The Open Market Option Route To The Best Annuity Rates
14/02/2012  Should All Pension Annuity Rates Be Published?
13/02/2012  Getting Annuity Advice And The Best Annuity Rates In 2012
12/02/2012  More Quantitative Easing: Annuity Rates To Fall Even Further?
10/02/2012  It Is Essential That Pensioners Shop Around For Best Annuity Rates
10/02/2012  Beginners Guide To Annuities And Annuity Rates
09/02/2012  Retirees Confused By Annuity Options At Retirement
06/02/2012  Should You Automatically Buy A Pension Annuity?
03/02/2012  Will High Pension Charges Ruin Your Retirement Income?
03/02/2012  Annuity Income Death Benefits For Your Dependants
03/02/2012  Consider Your Income Needs Before Buying A Pension Annuity
03/02/2012  A Pension Transfer Can Increase Retirement Income
02/02/2012  Beware Of Charges & Penalties When Transferring Pensions
27/01/2012  Prudential: 18% Expect To Retire In Debt In 2012
25/01/2012  MGM Advantage: Annuity Rates Clobbered Again!
24/01/2012  Protected Rights To Be Abolished From April 2012
20/01/2012  Capped Drawdown Incomes Hit Again By Falling Gilt Yields
19/01/2012  Lower Expected Retirement Incomes In 2012 | Prudential
17/01/2012  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For February 2012
17/01/2012  Is Early Pension Release Suitable For You?
13/01/2012  ABI Consultation Launched: Open Market Option
12/01/2012  Why Has My Capped Drawdown Pension Income Reduced?
11/01/2012  Donít Lose Out On High Annuity Rates When Transferring Old Pensions
10/01/2012  What Will Happen To Annuity Rates In 2012?
05/01/2012  Impaired Life Annuities & Ill Health At Retirement
03/01/2012  LV= Reduces Enhanced Annuity Rates
23/12/2011  FSA Issues Warning - Early Pension Release Schemes
22/12/2011  Reduce The Effect Of Inflation On Your Annuity Income
21/12/2011  The Importance of Capped Drawdown Plan Reviews
20/12/2011  Is An Annuity Still The Best Choice At Retirement?
19/12/2011  Generic Impaired Life & Enhanced Annuity Questionnaire
16/12/2011  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For January 2012
14/12/2011  Can You Lose A Guaranteed Annuity Rate?
13/12/2011  Donít Rely On Friends For Pensions Or Annuity Advice!
09/12/2011  Equalisation of Annuity Rates: Consultation Launched
09/12/2011  Delaying Buying An Annuity: Wise or Foolish?
07/12/2011  New Rules: Cash In Small Personal Pension Pots
05/12/2011  Rising Life Expectancy Pushing Annuity Rates Down
01/12/2011  Windsor Life Changes Name To ReAssure
01/12/2011  Take Up Of Enhanced Annuity Rates Still Low
30/11/2011  Are Pensions The Best Way To Save For Retirement?
25/11/2011  Enhanced Annuities | A Higher Level Of Annuity Income
25/11/2011  Pension Tax-Free Cash With No Income
22/11/2011  Skandia: New Flexible Drawdown Option
22/11/2011  Saving Enough For Retirement?
18/11/2011  More Capped Drawdown Income Bad News
18/11/2011  Are You Clueless About Your Annuity Options?
17/11/2011  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For December 2011
16/11/2011  Need For Advice About Annuity Choices
11/11/2011  Easier Ways to Consolidate Small Pension Pots Considered
11/11/2011  How Are Your Pension Funds Invested?
09/11/2011  FSA Capped Drawdown Advice Review
08/11/2011  LV= Pension Income Plus Annuity Launched
07/11/2011  New Rules To Encourage Open Market Option
04/11/2011  Call To Limit Pension Tax-Free Lump Sums
03/11/2011  Aviva UK Individual Annuities Sales Up 20%
02/11/2011  Legal & General Sees Fall In Individual Annuity Sales
01/11/2011  Just Retirement Enhanced & Fixed Annuity Sales Increase
31/10/2011  MGM Advantage Report Fall In Annuity Rates
28/10/2011  Skandia Investment Solutions Added To Suffolk Life SmartSIPP
27/10/2011  Retirement Annuity Comparison
26/10/2011  The Importance of Independent Annuity Advice
25/10/2011  The DIY Approach to Arranging A Retirement Annuity
24/10/2011  Will Inflation Erode Your Annuity Income?
21/10/2011  Get Independent Annuity Advice
20/10/2011  Higher Annuity Income For Smokers
19/10/2011  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For November 2011
17/10/2011  Reductions In Annual Income Await Capped Drawdown Investors
13/10/2011  QE2: Further Falls In Capped Drawdown Income?
12/10/2011  Just Retirement Enhanced Annuity Sales Increase by 11%
11/10/2011  LV = SIPP, the Flexible Transitions Account & Cofunds
10/10/2011  Annuity Advice | Get The Best Annuity Rates
07/10/2011  Further Blow to Retirees and Annuity Rates
22/09/2011  Annuity Options | Single or Joint life Annuity Rates
19/09/2011  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For October 2011
15/09/2011  Delaying Buying An Annuity | Falling Annuity Rates And Stock Market Volatility
13/09/2011  Should You Consider Alternatives To Buying A Lifetime Annuity?
09/09/2011  People Buying A Lifetime Annuity Facing Low Annuity Rates
08/09/2011  MetLife To Launch A New Fixed Term Annuity
07/09/2011  Finding the Best Annuity Rates | Making The Most of Your Pension Funds
06/09/2011  Level and Escalating Lifetime Annuities
05/09/2011  The Potential Risks, Drawbacks And Downsides Of Buying An Annuity
02/09/2011  Buying A Joint Life Annuity | The Best Annuity Rates & Quotes
01/09/2011  Comparing And Applying For The Best Impaired Life Annuity Rates
31/08/2011  Compare The Best Annuity Rates. Get A Higher Retirement Annuity Income!
30/08/2011  Smoker Annuities | Best Annuity Rates For Smokers
26/08/2011  Capped Drawdown Maximum Income Reviews
25/08/2011  Compare and Access The Best Enhanced Annuity Rates in 2011
24/08/2011  Falling GAD Rates in 2011 Impact Capped Drawdown Income
23/08/2011  List of Pension Related Benefit Crystallisation Events
22/08/2011  What Are Uncrystallised Pension Funds?
19/08/2011  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For September 2011
18/08/2011  Capped Drawdown HMRC Rules and Regulations
17/08/2011  Shopping around for the best annuity rates. Should it be compulsory?
16/08/2011  Death Benefits From Undrawn Or Uncrystallised Pension Funds
12/08/2011  Help Tracing and Tracking Down Lost, Old, Paid Up or Wound Up Pension Scheme Benefits
11/08/2011  Enhanced Annuity: List of Qualifying Medical Conditions And Illnesses
10/08/2011  Shop Around For The Best Index-Linked Annuity Rates In 2011
09/08/2011  How Often Is Income From A Pension/Retirement Annuity Paid?
08/08/2011  Is A Capped Drawdown Pension Plan A Better Option Than An Annuity?
06/08/2011  Find The Best Annuity Rates In 2011. Use Your Open Market Option.
04/08/2011  Terminal Illness Or In Serious Ill Health? Can You Access Your Pension Funds Early?
02/08/2011  An Annuity or a Capped Drawdown Pension Plan. Which is best for a pension income?
01/08/2011  Capped Drawdown: Spouseís & Dependantís Options
29/07/2011  Medical Conditions And Illnesses That Qualify For Enhanced Annuities
28/07/2011  Capped Drawdown Death Benefits And Options
26/07/2011  Capped Drawdown GAD Rate For August 2011
26/07/2011  Flexible Drawdown: Index-Linked Annuities Now Included In MIR
25/07/2011  Your Personal Pension Plan: Things To Consider Before Retirement
22/07/2011  Buying An Annuity With An Annuity Guarantee Period
21/07/2011  Early Retirement, Ill Health And Buying An Annuity
15/07/2011  Annuity Rates, The Age Of Your Wife And A Joint Life Annuity
14/07/2011  Retirement Pension Income Planning
14/07/2011  Get The Best Annuity Rates When Buying Your Pension Annuity.
14/07/2011  An Impaired Life Annuity Offers A Higher Pension Income
14/07/2011  Joint Life Annuities. What Are They And How Much Do They Cost?
14/07/2011  Will You Miss Out On A Higher Pension Annuity Income?
14/07/2011  Why Would Anyone Want To Use Capped Drawdown For A Pension Income?
13/07/2011  Are You Aware Of All Your Annuity Options?
12/07/2011  Don't Settle For A Poor Annuity Rate!
12/07/2011  Do You Have Only A Small Amount Invested In Your Pension?
12/07/2011  Which Is The Best Type Of Annuity For You?
12/07/2011  What Are Your Pension Income Or Pension Annuity Choices?
12/07/2011  Could You Qualify For Extra Ill Health Retirement Benefits?
12/07/2011  Why Might You Choose A Pension Annuity For Your Retirement Income Provision?
11/07/2011  Could Your Postcode Get You A Higher Annuity Income For Life?
11/07/2011  What is Critical Yield?
11/07/2011  Can I Get A Tax-Free Cash Lump Sum From My Pension Funds?
11/07/2011  What Types Of Lifetime Annuities Are There?
09/07/2011  What is Mortality Cross Subsidy?
09/07/2011  What is Mortality Drag?
08/07/2011  What is a With Profits Lifetime Annuity?
08/07/2011  What Are The Advantages Of A With Profits Lifetime Annuity?
08/07/2011  What Are The Disadvantages Of A With Profits Lifetime Annuity?
07/07/2011  What is a Lifetime Annuity?
04/07/2011  The Risks Of Taking The Maximum Income From A Capped Drawdown Pension Plan
28/06/2011  GAD Drawdown Rates Tables and the Annual Income Limit for Capped Drawdown
27/06/2011  What Is A Pension?
25/06/2011  Do You Have To Buy A Joint Life Annuity With Your Pension Funds?
24/06/2011  Is It Possible To Protect Or Guarantee A Pension Annuity?
23/06/2011  Highest Retirement Pension Income. Best Annuity Rate.
22/06/2011  Get Enhanced Annuity Rates And A Higher Annuity Income By Declaring Your Medical History.
21/06/2011  Compare Pension Annuities. FSA Annuity Tables And Quotes.
20/06/2011  Pension Annuity Advice. Get The Best Annuity Quotes.
19/06/2011  Best Buy Annuity Rates Tables. The Main Downside, Problem And Disadvantage.
18/06/2011  Transferring Your Pension Funds At Retirement, Better Annuity Rates And Transfer Penalties.
17/06/2011  Compare Annuity Rates. Retirement Annuity Advice.
16/06/2011  Combining Multiple Pension Plans. Should You Merge Your Pension Pots?
15/06/2011  Get The Best Annuity Rates. Declare Medical Conditions
14/06/2011  Heavy Smokers! Smoker Annuity Rates And A Higher Pension Income
13/06/2011  Index-Linked Annuities And Fixed, Level Annuities. Which Is The Best Annuity Option?
12/06/2011  Annuity Rates For Pension Annuities And Life Expectancy.
11/06/2011  Better Annuity Rates From Impaired Life Annuities.
10/06/2011  Is Capped Drawdown The Best Choice To Provide A Retirement Income?
09/06/2011  Best Performing Annuities From The Top Annuity Providers
08/06/2011  Highest Pension Annuity Rates: Best Annuity Options
08/06/2011  Get The Best Annuity Rates For Diabetes, Asthma And Obesity.
07/06/2011  FSA announces increase in the limit on awards made by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) from £100,000 to £150,000 from 1st January 2012
06/06/2011  Enhanced Annuity Rates: Better Retirement Income from Pension Annuities
05/06/2011  New GAD tables come fully into force on 6th June 2011.
04/06/2011  For A Higher Pension Income, Find The Best Annuity Providers.
03/06/2011  Pension Annuity Search: The Key To Finding Best Retirement Income.
02/06/2011  Open Market Option. Shopping Around For The Best Pension Annuity Rates.
01/06/2011  Shop Around For The Best Pension Annuity Rates.
31/05/2011  Higher Retirement Income From Standard Annuity Rates.
30/05/2011  How You Can Get The Highest Pension Annuity Rates.
29/05/2011  Buying A Pension Annuity Or Annuities? How To Get Extra Retirement Income.
28/05/2011  How To Find The Best Capped Drawdown Provider.
27/05/2011  FSA Annuity Comparison Tables: Helping You Find The Best Annuity Providers
26/05/2011  Better Retirement Income From Higher Lifetime Annuity Rates.
25/05/2011  Highest Pension Annuity Quotes. How To Get Them.
24/05/2011  Impaired Life Annuity Rates. Higher Retirement Income For Serious Illness.
23/05/2011  Joint Life Annuity. Single Life Annuity. Your Best Annuity Options.
21/05/2011  Enhanced Annuity Rates. Do You Qualify?
20/05/2011  Tracing Lost Pensions For A Higher Retirement Pension Income.
19/05/2011  Pension Annuity Options. Will You Get Them Right?
18/05/2011  What are Guaranteed Annuity Rates (GAR)?
17/05/2011  Details of Equitable Life Payment Scheme announced by UK Treasury
17/05/2011  Open Market Option. The Key To A Higher Retirement Income.
16/05/2011  Capped Drawdown. A Flexible Retirement Income Alternative To An Annuity.
15/05/2011  Smokiní, Smoker Annuity Rates!
14/05/2011  Enhanced Annuity Rates: A Higher Retirement Income For You!
13/05/2011  Best Annuity Rates: Use Your Open Market Option!
12/05/2011  A Pension Annuity Comes With Various Annuity Options.
12/05/2011  Flexible Drawdown: Index-linked annuities not included in MIR?
11/05/2011  Postcode Annuity Rates. Do You Qualify?
10/05/2011  A Conventional Annuity. A With Profits Annuity. What's The Difference?
09/05/2011  Get More Pension Annuity Retirement Income
29/04/2011  Will You Get Lost In The Pension Annuity Options Maze?
26/04/2011  Good news for smokers!
25/04/2011  Pension Annuity? Whatís That?
24/04/2011  Living Ďup northí can get you a higher annuity income
23/04/2011  Capped Drawdown? Whatís that?
23/04/2011  Open Market Option Ė Itís Your Right!
22/04/2011  You Could Get As Much As 40% More Pension Annuity Income
20/04/2011  Why Are There Higher Annuity Rates For Diabetics?
20/04/2011  Flexible Drawdown Guidance Issued by HMRC
19/04/2011  The rise of the indebted pensioner
18/04/2011  Personal Pension News Round Up
17/04/2011  The FSA Annuity Tables Now Provide Pension Annuity Quotes Based On Your Postcode.
15/04/2011  Make Sure To Use Your Open Market Option Rights To Get The Best Annuity Rates!
14/04/2011  End of compulsory retirement from October 2011
12/04/2011  Flexible Drawdown is here but you might have to wait and even then, it could cost you!
12/04/2011  The curse of the younger wife!
11/04/2011  What is a Benefit Crystallisation Event?
11/04/2011  Equal annuity income rates for women?
10/04/2011  New GAD tables introduced
09/04/2011  Good and bad news for pensioners.
08/04/2011  Tax rules on death for pension funds changed
07/04/2011  End of compulsory annuitisation at age 75
06/04/2011  New Capped Drawdown rules start today
06/04/2011  What is a Capped Drawdown Plan?
06/04/2011  What Are Some Of The Advantages Of A Capped Drawdown Plan?
06/04/2011  What Are Some Of The Disadvantages Of A Capped Drawdown Plan?
06/04/2011  Flexible Drawdown has arrived
06/04/2011  What is Flexible Drawdown?
04/04/2011  Have You Lost Track Of A Pension?
01/04/2011  How do you fancy losing access to your home, money and children?
30/03/2011  Friends Life becomes the UKís newest life and pensions company
28/03/2011  Equitable Life announces a transfer payment boost for with-profits policyholders who leave the Society.
24/03/2011  New pension legislation commencing 6th April 2011
24/03/2011  Changes to GAD tables
02/03/2011  The European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that gender based pricing of annuity and insurance contracts is incompatible with human rights
23/01/2011  What is Investment Risk?
23/01/2011  How Does Risk Impact Investment Returns?
23/01/2011  What Are The Other Types Of Risk Associated With Investing?
23/01/2011  What Types Of Things Can You Invest Your Pension Funds In?
09/12/2010  Treasury proposes changes to the way benefits can be taken from personal pensions.
01/12/2010  Guaranteed. Is There Such A Thing?
01/12/2010  What is a Unit Linked Lifetime Annuity?
01/12/2010  What is G.A.D.?
01/12/2010  What is Unsecured Income?
01/12/2010  What is an Alternatively Secured Pension (A.S.P.)?
01/12/2010  What is Open Market Option?
01/12/2010  What is a Money Purchase Pension?
01/12/2010  Who Is Classed As A Dependant For A Lifetime Annuity?
01/12/2010  What is the Standard Lifetime Allowance?
01/12/2010  What are the Triviality rules?
01/12/2010  What is a Stakeholder Pension Plan?
01/12/2010  What is Phased Retirement?
01/12/2010  What is an Enhanced Annuity?
01/12/2010  What Are The Advantages Of A Unit Linked Lifetime Annuity?
01/12/2010  What Are The Disadvantages Of A Unit Linked Lifetime Annuity?
01/12/2010  What Are The Advantages Of Phased Retirement?
01/12/2010  What Are The Disadvantages Of Phased Retirement?
01/12/2010  What are the advantages of Unsecured Income?
01/12/2010  What are the disadvantages of Unsecured Income?
01/12/2010  How Is Income From A Lifetime Annuity Taxed?
01/12/2010  How is income from an Unsecured Income Plan taxed?
01/12/2010  How is income from an Alternatively Secured Pension taxed?
01/12/2010  What Are The Advantages Of A Non-Invested Lifetime Annuity?
01/12/2010  What Are The Disadvantages Of A Non-Invested Lifetime Annuity?
01/12/2010  What Is Pension Unlocking Or Pension Release?
01/12/2010  Here Are Some Things To Think About Before Accessing Your Pension Early.
01/12/2010  What is an Annuity Guarantee Period?
01/12/2010  What are the advantages of an Alternatively Secured Pension?
01/12/2010  What are the disadvantages of an Alternatively Secured Pension?
01/12/2010  What Are Third Way/Hybrid Pensions?
01/12/2010  What Are The Advantages Of A Third Way/Hybrid Pensions?
01/12/2010  What Are The Disadvantages Of A Third Way/Hybrid Pensions?
01/12/2010  What Is Annuity Protection Lump-Sum Death Benefit?
01/12/2010  What Death Benefits Are Available With Lifetime Annuities?
01/12/2010  Single Life and Joint Life Lifetime Annuities