All Entries from Retirement

Mind the income gap

Mind the income gap

Significant gap between expectations and reality of what life in retirement will cost Generation Z When most people envision their retirement, positive images start forming. We may picture spending our…. Read More »

‘Sleepwalking’ into retirement

‘Sleepwalking’ into retirement

How much will you need to save to afford a comfortable retirement? There is a widespread and common-sense-based perception, backed to some extent by evidence, that planning and preparing for…. Read More »

Time to update your planned retirement date?

Time to update your planned retirement date?

Savers risk missing out on money from their final pension pot Millions of savers risk missing out on money from their final pension pot if their provider doesn’t have their…. Read More »

A long life needs a smart retirement plan

A long life needs a smart retirement plan

Reaching the big 50 can be a financial wake-up call Your 50s are a crunch time when saving for your retirement. If you’ve already set a retirement savings target but…. Read More »

Working into old age

Working into old age

Three-quarters of UK employees say they won’t be able to retire by the age of 65 Britain is growing old, and not just proverbially. As the population is set to…. Read More »

Not ready to give up working and retire?

Not ready to give up working and retire?

Almost half of UK employees expect to work beyond the age of 65 When you picture yourself in your golden years, are you sitting on a beach, hitting the golf…. Read More »

Retirement resilience

Retirement resilience

Taking the reins and having more control over your pension pot Saving for retirement is one of our greatest financial priorities, especially as life expectancy is growing and retirements are…. Read More »

Lasting the distance

Lasting the distance

The early retirement dream lives on, but at what cost? Whether you choose or need early retirement, having a plan can give your money the best chance of lasting the…. Read More »

Will I have enough money through retirement?

Will I have enough money through retirement?

Mismatch between retirement expectations and actual reality Retirement is a chance to do more of what you enjoy. When it comes to planning for your retirement, you need to think…. Read More »

The future of work is coming

The future of work is coming

Tangible benefits older workers bring to the workplace The days of an employee turning 65, getting a gold watch or carriage clock and being ushered into a new world of…. Read More »

What’s your magic number?

What’s your magic number?

Your five-year plan to a comfortable retirement Retiring is a huge life event. And the very concept of retirement is changing with phased retirement becoming more common. The way we…. Read More »

Bolstering day-to-day retirement living

Bolstering day-to-day retirement living

Releasing money from your home without having to move Equity release is a way of releasing money from your home without having to move, either by taking out a type…. Read More »

Thousands of retirees in drawdown lack of planning

Thousands of retirees in drawdown lack of planning

Have you worked out how much you can afford to take from your pension pot? Thousands of retirees shifting their pensions into drawdown are not taking basic steps to work…. Read More »

The Final Retirement Countdown

2019 Guide to the Final Retirement Countdown

Time to review your financial plans with a financial check-up? In this guide we set out the main tax changes that apply to the 2019/20 tax year, which commenced on…. Read More »

Preparing for your upcoming retirement

Preparing for your upcoming retirement

Considering the practicalities of fulfilling your desired lifestyle If you are aiming to retire within the next five years, its time to get into the mindset of considering the practicalities…. Read More »