Potential pitfalls of the Lifetime Isa - Royal London

Added 14th June 2016

To be introduced in the UK in April 2017, the Lifetime Isa (Lisa) is intended to incentivise people to save for their first home, their retirement, or both. But research published by the independent Pensions Policy Institute (PPI), sponsored by Royal London, compares the tax-free savings scheme with its international counterparts and highlights some challenges that may arise.

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Pension protection in the time of Green

'Lisa savers might not be protected by the same regulation regime as those saving in a workplace pension ...' I'm not sure that means much. Some 25+ years after the Maxwell scandal, we have the Philip Green debacle. And no doubt a bailout will again fall to the taxpayer.

Posted by: John Allan, 15 Jun 2016

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