Annuity rates set to increase…..

Some good news for retirees and if you believe the Telegraph then you will expect a 10%increase in annuity rates in the not too distant future, see here. Essentially the article focuses on the recent increase in Gilt rates, from…

Enhanced annuity rates increase in sales

Enhanced annuity rate sales have rocketed in volume over the last couple of years, according to research. They have increased from £3,019 million to £4,480 million in 2012. The demand for these products has risen for a number of reasons. …

Fair Annuity Rates for everybody

The ABI, Associate of British Insurers, is trying its hardest to offer the best annuity rates to all retirees coming up to retirement. This comes on the back of the recent FSA consultation which is again trying to provide retirees…

Annuity Rates increase

There is hope at last, yes we have seen an increase in annuity rates. I dont often get to write such good news about annuities but over the last few weeks we have seen a steady rise in rates. On…

Smoking – enhanced annuity rates

Smoking affects the amount of income you can obtain from your annuity. In all other manner of insurance it affect it in a negative way however with annuities it’s the opposite. The one thing we can be sure of is…

Annuity Rates in 2013

2012 was an interesting year for annuity rates and like many years before it the trend for the year was for annuity rates to decrease. Much was made of the Gender Directive, which basically meant that Men and Women are…

Increase your drawdown income limits

Many people in drawdown pension plans coming up to reviews have seen their pension income decrease by around 60%. This has been due to drops in gilt rates and the fact the government are now only allowing a 100% income…

July Annuity News

The decline in annuity rates continues a similar pattern in July. Another round of Quantitative Easing (QE), uncertain stock markets and no let up in historic low gilt rates have left annuity rates at an all time low. The past…
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