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I am often quoted in the national press and sometimes appear on the radio or TV.

Depending on how the market views the likelihood of further base rate rises, annuity rates may continue to creep up.

According to Willliam Burrows, of Better Retirement, a 1% rise in gilt yields translates into an 8% rise in annuity rates.

But we are still a long way from the heady days of the 1990s, when a £100,000 pension pot would have bought an annual income of around £15,000 a year.

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This is an article called "Your pension and rising rates: how to capture the highest possible income for life", written by Sam Brodbeck in the Sunday Telegraph on 29th October

I am quoted as saying " delaying could increase your income in other ways. Older people are more likely to develop medical conditions that could qualify them for an enhanced (or “impaired-life”) annuity."

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This is an article I wrote for FT Adviser on the workings of drawdown.

Income drawdown has become a highly complex area of advice and there are lots of things to consider when choosing how best to manage the available options.

While almost everybody understands what drawdown is, and advisers are more than confident in explaining the advantages and disadvantages, not all advisers and certainly not many non-advised customers understand what is actually happening under the bonnet.

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This is an article in the Telegraph by Richard Dyson on 30th September

Despite their meagre payouts, annuity policies are slowly regaining popularity more than two years after a major rule change caused their sales to plummet.

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