All Entries from Retirement

Age is just a number

Age is just a number

What rising life expectancy could mean for you We know that age is just a number, and for different people it means different things. It’s also a phrase used by…. Read More »

The big questions to ask before you retire

The big questions to ask before you retire

Are you on track to enjoy the retirement you want? If you’re among the many older UK workers who will say farewell to full-time work in the next five years, now’s…. Read More »

Life after work

Life after work

Plan for the future you want Early retirement is no longer defined as the moment when you stop working forever. For many people, it’s simply the moment when you no…. Read More »

How do I plan for my retirement?

How do I plan for my retirement?

Self-employed business owners face unique challenges Saving for retirement can be more challenging when you are self-employed, as there is no one to organise a pension for you and no…. Read More »

Bullish millennials

Bullish millennials

Putting money to work earlier allows more time for savings to grow Millennials are more bullish than any other generation about their retirement savings, a major new study has found[1]….. Read More »

Retirement matters

Retirement matters

There’s a lot to look forward to In your 50s, it’s important to make retirement planning a priority if you haven’t done so already. At this age, retirement is no…. Read More »

Women better prepared for retirement

Women better prepared for retirement

Record high despite £78k pension pot gender gap Women in the UK are better prepared for the future than ever before, with 57% now saving enough for their retirement –…. Read More »

Do you have a financial safety net?

Do you have a financial safety net?

One in five self-employed and contract workers unable to survive a week without work We’re a nation of entrepreneurs with a record number of self-employed people now working in the…. Read More »

Pension Consolidation

Pension consolidation

Simplifying and maximising retirement benefits The employment landscape has evolved significantly over the last few decades, and changing jobs multiple times before retirement is now very much the norm. As…. Read More »

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 »