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Find out your retirement income – for just £4.99

  Ever wondered just how much you’ll be able to comfortably spend in retirement – or when (or if!) you can afford to leave work? Going to an advisor could cost you hundreds… or you could spend just £4.99 for an accurate snapshot. Less than you’d spend on two lattes. Subscribe to a RetireEasy LifePlan and […]

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What Is Financial Wellbeing & How May It Be Achieved

  There is a growing trend these days for employers to provide financial well-being courses and lectures for their employees – As we know financial matters can be pretty challenging at times particularly for the young so any help an emplyer can give must be applauded. But what does financial well-being mean and how does […]

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New rules expected to have big impact on pensions freedom

  The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is introducing new protections for savers to help reduce the numbers of those who take cash out of their pension pots without knowing the full long-term implications for their retirement finances. The move is aimed particularly at those who don’t take independent financial advice, and who could otherwise find […]

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Older single women turning to lifetime mortgages as the money runs out

Older women living alone are turning in increasing numbers to using their property as a source of income, and taking out lifetime mortgages to keep their heads above water, according to new research from Canada Life They quote figures from the Equity Release Council’s Spring 2019 report showing that single women over 55 accounted for […]

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Millions set to outlive their savings – with women hardest hit

Two stark statements…from the World Economic Forum and one of the UK’s biggest pensions providers… have revealed the parlous state of the future pension incomes of millions of people. Aviva, the insurer and pensions provider, has said that millions of people currently earning less than £27,500 risk facing retirement on a pension far less than […]

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The Financial Benefits of Turning 60! by Mark Soper

I recently turned 60 and I suppose like many of us reflected as to where all the time had gone – Time really does go faster the older you get! I sort of do know where the time goes as I am still fully engaged in full-time work, my wife works 3 days a week […]

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Half of over 50s still supporting their offspring

Feeling harder up than you’d expected to be at this stage of your life? You’re not alone. Research from insurer SunLife shows that half of those in their 50s to 80s are continuing to support their children or grandchildren financially. In addition, one in 25 people aged 55-59 are providing financial support to elderly parents. […]

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