Updates and Views from RetireEasy

Just half of us are confident we can “retire comfortably”

A fraction over half of UK workers (52%) say they are confident about their ability to retire comfortably – a slight increase on 2017 when it was 48%. That’s according to new research by Aegon, published in their Retirement Confidence Survey, which also reveals the other worrying stats that: 10% don’t have any pension savings […]

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Have shrinking annuities now outlived their purpose?

The future of annuities – for years the principal route for people to secure an income in retirement – has been thrown into question after rates sank to their lowest ever point in September. According to research from, income payable has fallen by over 10% since the beginning of the year this year alone […]

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Are YOU one of the nine million “flying blind into retirement”?

Millions of mid-life employees are said to be “flying blind into retirement”, unaware of how much pension they will receive… or whether it will be enough to secure a comfortable retirement. New research from Aviva claims that nine million of those approaching retirement do not know how much they will need to have in their […]

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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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