Monthly Archives: November 2016

Who will care for you in old age?

Making provision in a way that meets your needs and wishes As a population we are living longer, and with an ageing population the need for care is growing, with the time spent in care also increasing. However, a fifth

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Capturing the upside

Forecasting future variations in volatile investment returns To invest successfully, you have to navigate complex market forces, so it’s important to take a more rounded approach. Investors have much to think about when choosing and understanding investments; in particular, market

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Freedom to choose

Using your pension money Have you considered all the potential costs of retiring? Some people find their expenses fall once their working life ends, but it’s important not that assume that all your expenses will go down – some may

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Is it natural to procrastinate?

Brits would rather vacuum than review their pensions Why should you start planning for your future now? Retirement might seem like a long way off, but the sooner you plan for it financially, the less you are likely to have

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‘Mid-life savings crisis’

It’s good to talk about your options Put simply, retirement planning is about how you look at your future, but more than a million Britons are facing a ‘mid-life savings crisis’ as they near the age of 40 with no

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Money’s too tight to mention

Planning financially for long-term sickness How would you pay the bills if you were sick or accidentally injured and couldn’t work? According to research by Unum and Personnel Today, just 12% of employers support their staff for more than a

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