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Delegating power

When you are unable to make your own decisions More than two million Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) registrations will have been filed by the end of 2016, with the number of appointments more than trebling between 2010 and 2015.

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Generation X

Procrastinating when it comes to putting money aside for retirement People with birth dates between 1964 and 1979 are labelled ‘Generation X’ and are suffering from a widespread tendency to procrastinate when it comes to putting money aside for retirement,

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Generation Y

More than one in ten would use parents’ pension on mortgage deposit More than one in ten (12%) 20-35-year-olds are prepared to ask their parents to access pension savings to help pay for a mortgage deposit, research from Old Mutual

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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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Maximising your income levels in retirement

Why having a target in mind clearly makes a difference to fund this stage of your life A recently published report has highlighted the positive impact planning and professional financial advice can have on income levels in our retirement. The

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What’s your magic number?

The first concise picture of current and changing sources of retirement income Current retirees are satisfied with 47% of pre-retirement income according to a recent report that reveals those approaching retirement are expecting to receive £23,700 per year when they

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