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Investment Sense View
How do you feel about climbing mountains?
What if the mountain in question is hypothetical and merely represents the amount of money you need to save to have a comfortable retirement?
It might still sound daunting to some but saving enough doesn’t have to be an ...
Saving is important.
You’ve been told that a thousand times. You know, deep down, that you need to be saving to give yourself and your family a brighter, more prosperous future. But sometimes, the urge to spend it all now, without thinking about the future ...
Research from Prudential has shown that many retirees could be helping with the living costs of up to three generations. But how are they doing it and are there more efficient ways to help loved ones financially, when you leave working life behind?
Last month, we explored the world of DINKYs, DINOs and SKIs; acronyms used to pigeonhole people with similar financial outlooks and priorities. This month, we have three new terms. Only this time, they’re descriptors of the three main types of first-time ...
Investment Sense News
Following last year’s Bank of England (BoE) base rate increase, experts predict as many as four more rises over the next two years. Whilst it is thought that any rises will be gradual, that could still lead to an overall increase of 1%.
That might ...
What age do you picture yourself retiring?
Are you looking forward to an early retirement which allows you to spend time with your family and cross off some of the things you’ve always wanted to do?
If not, what’s stopping you?
According to a report from ...
According to analysis by Royal London, as many as 50,000 stay-at-home mothers could be missing out on thousands in retirement income, due to changes made to the way Child Benefits work five years ago.
What is happening?
The change has meant that, in ...
Your retirement priorities will be different to the next person’s, but that’s not to say that there aren’t similarities in the things that we’re looking for when we finish working.
Research from Scottish Widows has shown that the most-cited priorities for those ...