Who has the best pensions in the world?

December 1, 2020

Pension consultancy Mercer provides an annual list looking at how retirement is done around the world. Each country is handed an overall scored based on three metrics: Adequacy of the […]

Will Covid 19 bring Inflation or Deflation?

November 17, 2020

In the 1980s the US Federal Reserve (Fed) was very much in inflation fighting mode, but by the 1990s we had entered the so-called ‘Great Moderation’, a goldilocks period where […]

What is an Approved Retirement Fund [ARF]?

November 14, 2020

The Finance Act, 1999 introduced new options for people taking retirement benefits from pension arrangements. This involved creating a new product called an Approved Retirement Fund [ARF]. Prior to this, […]