Why it pays to seek advice

Wednesday 3rd July 2013

On the 2nd June ‘The Mail on Sunday’ published an article titled ‘‘’Keith died 20 months after spending £280k on an annuity. Now I get nothing”: Widows face poverty as pensions are wiped out.’*

Imagine the thousands of people that were settled down enjoying their Sunday morning latte whilst reading the paper who then turned to that article and descended into a state of panic about their pensions that had seemingly disappeared before their eyes.  Their latte no doubt spluttered all over the kitchen table.

But why exactly did they panic? Had their pension pot just evaporated or was it a case of the article’s headline insinuating a far more sinister outcome then necessary? Read more about why it pays to seek advice…