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Worth getting an actuary involved for pension valuation?

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  • montydonny
    started a topic Worth getting an actuary involved for pension valuation?

    Worth getting an actuary involved for pension valuation?

    Hi,

    I'm in the process of getting divorced. I have next to no pension (40) and my STBX (45) has been paying into a teachers pension for a while and has just had the pension valued by the provider (100k). IIRC for a yearly pension of 7k/annum.

    've read elsewhere that valuations of teacher's pensions is a bit hit and miss. Has anyone on here gone down the route of getting an actuary involved? Obviously if I roughly know that the pension valuation can be increased (and recognised by the courts) by going down the actuary route it would be worth it.

    Anyone done this please?

    MD
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  • montydonny
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    Ok thanks. I'd essentially read that TPs are undervalued by the provider and not an accurate representation of their true worth. But yeah, also don't want to spend a lot of getting it revalued if the increase is minimal.

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  • dslippy
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    The whole divorce settlement is calculated on a rough figures basis with estimates and optimistic guess work. In the absence of a clear reason for doubt, I do not think actuarial involvement would be worth it.
    Your pension is not a huge amopunt, and a teacher's pension will be readily valued as one of thousands valuations carried out regularly.

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