Too broken? Pensions ain’t working

The UK pensions and savings system is more broken than ever - and it's not getting better With our recent political landscape resembling a Tarantino-produced version of musical chairs it's all too clear that some of our pressing problems just can't be addressed within the mayfly-like duration of a political term of office. Climate change for … Continue reading Too broken? Pensions ain’t working

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Unsafe pensions – much more is needed to protect a new generation of savers

Auto-enrolment is on track to disappoint a generation of new savers We don't save enough. Generous pensions are a thing of the past, or the preserve of the lucky few. Some of the pension promises made in that past can't be delivered. Many of us, maybe most of us, face an uncertain financial future. Automatic enrolment into … Continue reading Unsafe pensions – much more is needed to protect a new generation of savers

Live long and prosper

Mr Spock's farewell is looking increasingly more like a forlorn hope. We're all living longer but scarcely any of us have got anything like the kind of money we need to look after ourselves (let alone prosper) in our 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. Aside the lucky 2% who have enough put by the vast … Continue reading Live long and prosper