Trend not blip: life expectancy slowdown

Mortality data in the UK has continued to show a slowdown in the trend towards longer life expectancy.  Suspicions that the early signs were a blip have been dashed. We are still living longer than before, but the rate at which average lifespans are improving is slowing down. Attention is turning to what has caused this trend.

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Rules of Thumb for decumulation or draw down

A simple tool to get people thinking about how to take money from retirement savings – a new approach from New Zealand.

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On gaining pension freedom

British pension savers have been granted the freedom to spend their pension pots how they choose. Amid the hype, does what’s happening tell us anything useful?

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