Almost half of this week's respondents were unsure if annuity brokers charge too much, while a third said they did and a fifth said they did not.
Those who said ‘yes' were vitriolic in their condemnation. "Most are getting away with blue murder", one respondent declared. Another called annuities themselves "a legal form of racketeering" while...
This week's top stories included Legal & General acquiring MyFutureNow to provide a dashboard service to customers, while also agreeing a hybrid buy-in with a Hitachi scheme.
NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.