New research from Defaqto has shown wide differences in the types of investments SIPP providers (Self Invested Personal Pension) will allow.
SIPPs have become more popular over recent years as investors seek to gain greater control over their retirement planning.
SIPP rules allow the member to invest in a wider range of assets than other types of Personal Pension Plans or Stakeholder Pensions. SIPPs have traditionally held assets as diverse as SIPP deposit accounts, directly held shares, gilts or corporate bonds, SIPP commercial property purchase is also extremely popular.
However, as the table below shows, the research from Defaqto has shown a ...