Retirement: Worrying rise in people using property to pay for retirement

Tiny Houses 2New research has shown the extent to which thousands of people are relying on their home to help fund their retirement. The UK has always had a fascination with property and according to new research from LV=, the insurer formerly known as Liverpool Victoria, it will play a huge part in funding the retirement of half the population retiring over the next few years....

Retirement: New report highlights the retirement savings gender gap

A new survey has shed fresh light on the extent to which people, especially women, rely on joint savings to help fund retirement. The Scottish Widows report, which is based on a survey of over 5,000 adults in the UK, found that less than 20% of women have enough savings to see them through retirement. This compares to a third of men, who say that independently of their partner, they have sufficient financial resources to fund retirement. Retiring soon? Our advisers ...