The truth is that the last decade has been a very disappointing time for pension funds investing in shares in the main western markets.
There has been little return on US, UK or EU shares if held for the duration. The very exceptional stock picker may have been able to buck the trend, but the overall figures show there are very few...
UK inflation unexpectedly rose to 2.7% in August, beating analysts' expectations of a drop to 2.4% from 2.5% the previous month.
The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) helped 187,000 people in 2017/18, a 9% fall on the previous year despite setting up special helplines for specific scheme members.
The Liberal Democrat party has passed a motion pledging to cap tax-free lump sums under Freedom of Choice at £40,000 if elected into government.