This year has been one of the most eventful in recent times. This round-up brings you the year in quotes, from the backbiting and baiting to the grandstanding and gerrymandering.
Murky markets National Association of Pension Funds chief executive Joanne Segars kicked off the year with a scathing comment on annuities. "The annuity market desperately needs to be straightened out...
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.