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Be a part of RetireEasy’s future…

  We are raising funds via a crowdfunding exercise in order to both add new features and expand our marketing efforts If you’re a RetireEasy subscriber, you’ll already know just how powerful, flexible and useful the program is – because you’re one of many thousands who have tried it for themselves. And if you aren’t […]

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Be a part of RetireEasy’s future…

  We are raising funds via a crowdfunding exercise in order to both add new features and expand our marketing efforts If you’re a RetireEasy subscriber, you’ll already know just how powerful, flexible and useful the program is – because you’re one of many thousands who have tried it for themselves. And if you aren’t […]

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The older you are, the more you pay for your broadband…

A new Which? Report shows that most broadband providers are NOT rewarding loyal customers with the best tariffs – and that older people are overpaying the most. What’s more, switching could also significantly speed up your broadband When your broadband supply came up for renewal last, did you check out that your provider was still […]

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The advice over 50s would give to younger people…

“Save early”, “be yourself” and “enjoy your life” are the top pieces of advice over 50s would give to young people today. A survey commissioned by Ecclesiastical Planning Services has found that saving for your pension early is one of the most popular pieces of advice that those aged 50 and above would give to […]

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Take control of your financial aims in 2019

Where do you want your finances to stand 12 months from now… and what objectives have you set yourself in that timeframe? Whether it’s deciding when you can afford to retire, helping to fund a family member’s education or – just perhaps… affording that trip of a lifetime you’ve always promised yourself… your RetireEasy LifePlan […]

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What savers would do… if they had their time over again

  If you could wind the clock back, what would you have done differently when it comes to preparing for retirement? A new survey of 2,000 UK adults aged over 50, with assets of more than £50,000 including property and pensions, has revealed some fascinating facts. Despite retirement looming in the near to middle distance, […]

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Over a third of us not saving for our own funeral

  ·        37% of over 50s have made no financial arrangements at all for their funeral ·        Women are more likely to leave financial planning until later in life ·        More than a third of people would have major concerns about how to fund a loved one’s funeral All those ads on daytime television are […]

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What the Chancellor hid in his Budget…

As with every Budget, comprehending the full impact of the latest one has taken a few days… allowing the dust to settle and the small print to be analysed and understood. So, how did pensions fare? Here are some of the measures which either did… or didn’t… come to pass. First of all, the big […]

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75% of savers have insufficient reserves to cope with a market shock

New research by retirement financial advice firm Responsible Life shows that 75 per cent of pensioners with their pots invested have insufficient reserves to fall back on should the market encounter a major shock. They polled just over 1,000 UK pensioners and concluded that 45 per cent of those who use drawdown rather than buying an annuity have no reserves to […]

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New features on RetireEasy.

Not yet retired?

You can now include all your additional savings, investments and Pension Contributions between now and your retirement, taking into account increasing these Additional Contributions year-on-year and stipulating whether these are one-off or recurring contributions. As always, you can revisit these projections and change them at any time either when your expectations change, or you have real numbers to replace projections already made.

New useful charts?

There are now three additional charts, further breaking down your assets and income.

Download your data in a spreadsheet?

You can now also download spreadsheets giving you the opportunity to view all of your entered information, and your entire LifePlan in one glance.

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