As part of our commitment to the ongoing development and improvement of Timeline, our second annual survey was sent out earlier this year. Completed surveys were received from an impressive number of advisers and their data analysed to look at what we’re doing well and where we can improve.
A few recent studies have highlighted what impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on UK adults from each stage of the retirement journey.
Abraham Okusanya, has released a whitepaper that busts myths around retirement spending left, right and centre. Why? Because it’s imperative for people to have the facts when deciding when to retire, how much they might need, and the optimum amount they can spend during this critical final phase.
Timeline allows us to give our clients both the support and the confidence they need to make sound decisions about their future. In many ways, very similar to the support and confidence a woman would get from a well-fitted bra!
One of the great misconceptions about the Sustainable Withdrawal Rate (SWR) framework is how an adviser (and fund) fees affect withdrawals from a retirement portfolio. This analysis shows that 1%pa translates into around 6%-12% (UK) and 9%-13% (US) of the client's overall income and capital, depending on the scenario. A total fee of 2%pa wipes out around 13%-26% (UK) and 19%-28% (US) of the overall fund, depending on the scenario.
Thu, Nov 22, 2018
A fascinating new paper by L&G titled Retirement Income Riddle: New perspectives on how we make financial choices and their impact on our well-being attempts to look at the relationship between happiness and the retirement income option that people choose.
Tue, May 29, 2018
The fundamental question we’re trying to answer in retirement planning is this: will the money outlive the people or will the people outlive the money? The problem is we simply won’t know for sure until the event has happened, by which time it’s too late to plan.