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Budgeting wisely: The Cheviot Trust CEO Ellie McKinnon

Budgeting wisely: The Cheviot Trust CEO Ellie McKinnon

The Cheviot Trust is a not-for-profit organisation established in 1930 by the Law Society to enable small law firms to provide pensions for their staff. The fund, which has £337.2m under management comprises a law-associated master trust which has around 100 employers as well as 15 final salary schemes.

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From DB to DC:

From DB to DC:

will the Budget cause a flurry of scheme member migration?

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PPF reports £2.4bn surplus

PPF reports £2.4bn surplus

The Pension Protection Fund has increased its likelihood of becoming financially self-sufficient by 2030 to 90% after reporting a £2.4bn surplus in the fund.

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Government discards DB to DC transfer ban

Government discards DB to DC transfer ban

Members of defined benefit (DB) schemes will be allowed to transfer in to defined contribution (DC) plans in order to make use of new Budget freedoms, the government has confirmed.

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Guidance guarantee may not do justice to the Budget reforms

The guidance guarantee as proposed is of very limited value. It may be a useful guide to options in the limited context of the options available under the scheme once a member reaches a single fixed retirement date. But it cannot replace good quality advice which should take account of wider issues, such as the member’s tax position, other wealth of the member and their partner and whether the member intends to continue work in some form.

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Buckle up for higher volatility

Last Thursday’s sell-off was significant in at least one way: it was the first time since 16 April that the S&P 500 moved more than 1% in a day. The three-month streak had not been equaled since 1995.

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