Back to basics: What is a SIPP?

Claire Trott of Talbot and Muir goes back to basics to explain how self invested personal pensions (SIPPs) work.

Retirement | 11 Dec 2014
A normal retirement age

UK regulator says insurance companies should disclose how annuity quotes compare with peers

The FCA has proposed a 'Pensions Dashboard', and said product providers should be obliged to reveal how their annuity quotes compare with competitors' following its study of the retirement income market.

Annuities | 11 Dec 2014

Women less likely to use new pension freedoms, finds poll.

Men are more willing to make use of the pension freedoms granted in the 2014 budget, according to new research by the Association of Investment Companies in partnership with YouGov.

Retirement | 30 Sep 2014

Death tax reforms welcomed by pensions providers

The latest pension reforms have been greeted with enthusiasm by pension providers, but may represent another blow for annuities.

Investments | 29 Sep 2014

FOS rules Chase de Vere wrong to put 65% of client's SIPP in UCIS

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has ruled national adviser Chase de Vere gave unsuitable advice when it recommended a client put most of his pension in high risk unregulated schemes just six years before he retired.

Investments | 04 Sep 2014

BLOG: Will pressure cause the SIPP price bubble to burst?

Martin Tilley of Dentons wonders whether the self invested personal pension market (SIPP) is in for a shakeup - and what that could mean for consumers.

SIPPS | 15 Aug 2014

Six questions to ask if your SIPP provider is bought

Consolidation in the self-invested personal pensions (SIPP) industry is continuing to heat up ahead of looming regulatory requirements which are expected to pile pressure on smaller providers.

SIPPS | 29 May 2014

Competition: Five copies of 'How to Make Money in ISAs and SIPPs' to be won

Your Money is offering readers the chance to win a copy of a book about how to secure a richer retirement using two top tax shelters.

ISAs | 22 May 2014

FCA warning: Is your SIPP advice up to scratch?

Consumers with DIY pensions could be sitting in unsuitable products after the city watchdog uncovered "unacceptable advice failings" in the self-invested personal pension (Sipp) field.

SIPPS | 01 May 2014

Barclays platform cuts SIPP fees

Barclays Stockbrokers has cut the fees on its self-invested personal pension (SIPP), reigniting the platform price war.

SIPPS | 10 Mar 2014

10 Costly Pension Mistakes Millions of Britons Make

Everybody makes mistakes in life - and pensions are no exception.

Pensions | 25 Oct 2013
Man and woman

Women face massive barriers to adequate pension saving

Careers breaks to care for children, more common part-time working and typically getting paid less money than men are key factors preventing women from saving adequately for retirement, according to a report.

Pensions | 23 Oct 2013

FCA: SIPP market still poses risk to consumers

The Financial Conduct Authority is to investigate the self-invested personal pension (SIPP) industry in its third thematic review of the market.

SIPPS | 09 Oct 2013

Investing in car parks: a good vehicle for income seekers?

As the search for income continues, many investors are turning to alternatives, with car parks becoming increasingly popular.

Investments | 28 Aug 2013

How to pick a SIPP provider

As the SIPP industry comes under the regulator's scrutiny, we reveal how to pick the best provider.

SIPPS | 21 Aug 2013

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