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Are annuities dead?

According to most financial papers, the answer is yes……This means that companies like Just Retirement and Partnership Assurance are finished because this is the majority of their business. But perhaps the journalists and markets are overreacting.

Things to consider

Charles Stanley Direct Proposition Review

The Charles Stanley basic package is good value, care needs to be taken where investors are considering adding a pension or even making regular investments into shares or investment trusts.

Financial tools

Interactive Investor Proposition Review

At some points the proposition is cheaper and certainly for investors with larger sums to invest (£100,000 plus) it offers better value. What you don’t get with Interactive Investor are the bells and whistles you receive from Hargreaves Lansdown.

Imagine there’s no ……

The practice of investment however seems to me a much nobler and more thoughtful endeavour. It embraces economics, law, accountancy, politics, psychology and emotional intelligence so to do it well is to master much.

Hargreaves Lansdown New Proposition Review

Over the last 18 months we have wondered whether many Hargreaves clients would feel slightly duped when it became clear that they had in fact been charged or whether they actually wouldn’t care.

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