The average pot size for members who actively select funds is £29,996 compared to just £3,790 for a defaulter, according to a study by Hargreaves Lansdown.
The poll, which involved the top 10 fund choices made in over 300 pension schemes covering 80,000 members as of June 2017, also showed choosers outperformed defaulters by an average of 4.6% over one year,...
The government will press ahead with plans to use the “largely untapped pool of capital” in defined contribution (DC) schemes to invest in venture capital and growth equity assets.
Newton’s Catherine Doyle considers key lessons for DC investors from the pandemic
Three-quarters of pension scheme members want guidance before drawing down on their pension pot, according to a survey from The People’s Pension.
Defined contribution (DC) chair’s statements need a major re-think as part of the Department for Work and Pensions’ five-yearly statutory review on the rules around scheme governance in 2021, LCP says.
Trustees must undertake a five-step process urgently if they are seeking to move their single-employer defined contribution (DC) scheme into a master trust, says Premier.