Lifetime Allowance removal: the effects on retirement planning
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In January the Financial Conduct Authority announced that it had decided to proceed with its review of the retirement advice market. Also known as “Assessing Suitability 2”, the review is designed to assess the process financial advisers use to deliver retirement advice as well as the quality of their advice.
There’s still a lack of clarity as to how pension tax rules will change given this year’s Spring Budget. In this time of uncertainty, retirement planning for your clients has become very challenging. How can you provide certainty and confidence for your clients when the regulatory future is outside of your control?
Regulatory pressure, coupled with the rise in inflation and the cost-of-living crisis, is placing a spotlight on how advisers deliver investment solutions for retirees. How can you ensure your approach is robust, compliant, and balances risk appropriately?
The Spring Budget announced by the Chancellor brought a shake-up in pensions regulation. As well as assessing the impact this will have on their clients, advisers may have to re-examine how they are offering retirement advice in this new light. Read on to learn FE Investments’ views on what the Budget means for advisers and their clients, and what additional pension changes could soon follow.
There is a lot to consider when you give retirement advice, and financial planners rightly want to have more time to spend with clients. The FE Investments Decumulation review tool can help save time and bring extra value to an adviser's clients.
threesixty compliance services have assessed the FE Investments Decumulation proposition to review the standard of retirement solution offered, and look at how it can best fit into an adviser's 'at retirement' client offering.
Many traditional approaches to retirement planning do not involve a centralised retirement proposition and are much less likely to account for those new risks seen in decumulation, such as sequencing risk, meaning clients run a greater risk of not achieving their retirement goals.