Monthly Archives: May 2015

How long will your pension income last?

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Why people are applying a rule of thumb when it comes to their retirement According to new research conducted by YouGov and Old Mutual Wealth, nearly half (48%) of those approaching retirement (aged 55-64) do not know how long their

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Blurred vision of the future

Three quarters of UK adults struggle to picture themselves in retirement UK adults have an average eight-year blind spot when it comes to financial planning – and can only see themselves in the future as far ahead as 2023, new

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Emerging market attractions creep back up

Living with several pending risk events, liquidity and risk appetite go with the territory The fundamental environment in emerging markets remains stable. As the market has grown accustomed to living with several pending risk events, liquidity and risk appetite have

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Generating an income from your portfolio

Narrowing the knowledge gap for investors Record-low interest rates are rarely out of the news these days. With UK investors struggling to achieve a decent income from traditional investment sources, it might raise a few eyebrows to learn that less than

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Unlocking the new pension landscape

Are you ready for the responsibilities of being in complete control over all of your money? On 6 April this year, ‘pensions freedom day’, the pension landscape changed forever. From this date for the first time ever, individuals were given

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Gender disparity

Funding a post-work life will be difficult without sufficient planning A new report has revealed a huge gender disparity when it comes to pension savings and income, indicating that funding retirement is likely to be a significant challenge for many

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