Without proper support from pension professionals, savers are left vulnerable to attacks on all sides, says Henry Tapper.
Malcolm Mclean says getting the channels of communication right and engaging more openly is a good starting point
NOW Pensions' director of policy says this will be the year when the net-pay anomaly becomes too awkward to ignore, and predicts LISA will have its own lifetime curtailed
Retirees are concerned about recent market volatility but are refraining from reacting and changing the investment policies of their drawdown products, Aegon research finds.
More than half of people over the age of 55 see financial security as a top priority in retirement, yet a third allocate more time to buying a new car, finds Legal & General (L&G) research.
Prudential has secured an additional 13% of sales in its retirement business, but corporate pension sales fell marginally from £286m to £275m.
Smart Pension and Legal & General (L&G) have partnered to create a workplace pension retirement income product that will combine drawdown and annuities.
A third of drawdown users lack any investment experience but many of those do not seek any financial guidance or advice, Zurich research finds.
The Work and Pensions Committee has called for the government to introduce an auto-drawdown option while allowing NEST to offer decumulation products, James Phillips reports
Providers offer 'large amounts of information'
Three years after Freedom and Choice, many default funds still have not moved away from targeting annuity purchase. This could have unintended investment risks for members, writes Victoria Ticha
Scottish Widows has launched a range four multi-asset funds targeted at those in income drawdown.
The UK could face a retirement income crisis due to a lack of joined-up policy, according to research by the Pensions Institute. Stephanie Baxter takes a look at the findings
Tim Sharp says as the conclusion of the government's AE review approaches, we must start asking more fundamental questions about what sort of pensions system we are building
As DC schemes become an increasingly important client, asset managers must adapt to their evolving needs. Stephanie Baxter examines key trends in the Investment Association's annual survey
Nigel Jones looks at how trustees and employers could be straying into giving members advice rather than guidance when it comes to DC schemes
There are increasing concerns retirees are not making informed decisions when choosing drawdown funds and could have high exposure to sequence risk, writes Stephanie Baxter.
Royal London saw its group pensions new business grow to £2.5bn in the first half, compared to £1.9bn in H1 last year, according to its interim financial reports.
Simon Chinnery asks whether those in income drawdown should de-risk or re-risk with age.
This week's top stories included research revealing schemes could be paying 70% more to investment managers than at the beginning of the decade.
Savers using drawdown in retirement are potentially accessing their funds at an unsustainable rate, with money likely to run out within 25 years.
The Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) has called for savers to be "automatically protected" in retirement by phasing them between drawdown and annuitisation.
Tim Sharp says NEST could kick start much needed innovation in the retirement income market
The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) will not expand its decumulation offering to enter the drawdown market, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed.