Can pension freedoms policy learn from Gwyneth Paltrow?

Sir Steve Webb says savers need to ‘de-couple’ taking tax-free cash from a decision about the rest of their pension pot

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When Gwyneth Paltrow announced her divorce from Chris Martin, she described the process as a "conscious uncoupling".

Similarly, I believe it is time for us to do some conscious uncoupling when it comes to pension freedoms. Specifically, we need to ‘uncouple' taking tax-free cash from taking the rest of your pensi...

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