Keep finger on pulse of pensions

Potential investors should keep a close eye on a company’s pension scheme – and it is essential for savers to be alert about their own retirement funds

12th May, 2019

I am sorry to begin on a bleak note today, and remind you of one thing we all know: at some stage we are all going to die. And sadly, most people die without leaving much of a financial legacy other than perhaps their home and maybe a residual slice of a pension pot.

Beyond the public sector, defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are now withering on the vine. Moreover, aside from, sometimes, a widow(er)’s...

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