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Sell your annuity for cash

Pensioners currently receiving a poor income from an annuity might be able to sell them for a cash lump sum in future. A plan to create a second-hand market in annuities is being pushed by Pensions Minister Steve Webb, who is looking to offer an escape route to the...

Transfer Your Final Salary Pension For Cash

Hundreds of thousands of savers with “final-salary” pensions, which are considered the Gold status of company pensions, are planning to trade in their future guaranteed income for a cash lump sum. It is estimated that as many as 10pc of the 3.7 million private sector...

Scrapped 55 percent death tax charge

Scrapped 55 percent death tax charge

The Chancellor announced on Monday 29 September 2014 that from April 2015 individuals will have the freedom to pass on their unused defined contribution pension to any nominated beneficiary when they die, rather than paying the 55% tax charge which currently applies...

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