Do You Need a Sipp?

Self-invested personal pensions are a great way to take charge of your retirement investments, but they're not for everyone. Do you need a Sipp? 

Faith Glasgow 18 January, 2021 | 9:22AM
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Self-invested personal pensions, known as Sipps, were introduced back in 1989, and for many years were viewed mainly as a way for wealthy investors to invest in more eclectic assets. They were complex, expensive and not relevant to most ordinary people.

But the pension landscape has changed massively over the past decade or so, as a result of legislation and technological advances, and simple low-cost online Sipps providing access to a wide choice of funds and investment trusts have become more easily accessed and widely used.

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Faith Glasgow  Faith Glasgow is a freelance journalist specialising in pensions and investment trusts

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