Former Pensions Minister Steve is This is Money’s Agony Uncle. Here’s where you can check out all his previous columns to see if any involve issues affecting you.
Unfortunately Steve can’t reply to everyone who writes in, but we hope the broad range of topics he covers helps everyone at some point, whether they get a personal answer or not. If you still need help, we explain how to contact him below.
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Best (and cheapest) Sipps to invest your pension
Investing in a pension is a far simpler task than it once was, with a whole host of mobile, online and face-to-face options available.
A self-invested personal pension – or Sipp – is one of the most tax efficient ways to save for retirement.
You have control of how you invest, it’s tax-free, you’ll receive pension tax relief and it can be free from inheritance tax.
The right one for you depends on what you plan to invest in and how you want to manage your money.
Charges and services vary and the best Sipp is the one that fits your personal circumstances.
To help you work out what is best for you, we have highlighted the best and cheapest Sipp options in our guide.
Ask Steve Webb a pension question
Former Pensions Minister Steve Webb is This Is Money’s Agony Uncle.
He is ready to answer your questions, whether you are still saving, in the process of stopping work, or juggling your finances in retirement.
Steve left the Department of Work and Pensions after the May 2015 election. He is now a partner at actuary and consulting firm Lane Clark & Peacock.
If you would like to ask Steve a question about pensions, please email him at [email protected].
Steve will do his best to reply to your message in a forthcoming column, but he won’t be able to answer everyone or correspond privately with readers. Nothing in his replies constitutes regulated financial advice. Published questions are sometimes edited for brevity or other reasons.
Please include a daytime contact number with your message – this will be kept confidential and not used for marketing purposes.
If Steve is unable to answer your question, you can also contact The Pensions Advisory Service, a Government-backed organisation which gives free help to the public. TPAS can be found here and its number is 0800 011 3797.
Steve receives many questions about state pension forecasts and COPE – the Contracted Out Pension Equivalent. If you are writing to Steve on this topic, he responds to a typical reader question here. It includes links to Steve’s several earlier columns about state pension forecasts and contracting out, which might be helpful.
TOP SIPPS FOR DIY PENSION INVESTORS
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