Investment research provider Morningstar has announced plans for a new rating to help investors assess exchange traded funds.
Following a wave of positive of economic news, a new report argues that a UK recession is still very much on the cards.
Only 56 per cent of people save 12 per cent of their income or can rely on a final salary pension.
Better-than-expected UK services data might suggest that a recession is no longer on the horizon, but the economy remains weak.
Passive funds were in demand in August, while gold may have lost its sheen for clients of Interactive Investor.
The weakness of property funds is seen as an opportunity to invest in property trusts whose discounts have widened to attractive levels.
The new Pensions Advice Allowance would enable people to withdraw £500 from their DC pension tax-free to use for regulated advice.
There are many reasons why pensions are indispensable, argue commentators, including tax-relief benefits and employer contributions.
The pension dashboard is set to launch by 2019, but it is unlikely to be comprehensive, says Ros Altmann.
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