Robin Ellison: IFA Barbie gives advice on advice

PP’s regular columnist provides a post-Golden Globes take on the challenges of pensions

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Robin Ellison: "IFA Barbie…Much more expensive than Prime Minister Barbie and Pensions Minister Barbie, mostly because they suffer from an excess of supply."
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Robin Ellison: "IFA Barbie…Much more expensive than Prime Minister Barbie and Pensions Minister Barbie, mostly because they suffer from an excess of supply."

In the latest in his series of monthly columns for Professional Pensions, Robin Ellison takes a look at how Financial Adviser Barbie might help Ken navigate the complexities of pensions advice.

"Hi Barbie," said Ken. "Hi Ken," said Barbie. Ken drew his strong man-hand through his once golden tresses, now transformed by the dollmaker's art into silver locks. "It hurts me to say this,...

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