Retirement: 1 in 5 women to retire on only the State Pension, how can you avoid being one of them?

1 in 5 women to retire on only the State Pension, how can you avoid being one of them 150pxNew research has shown that one in five women, retiring in 2014, will only have the State Pension to live on. The figures from the Prudential show a stark contrast between the retirement prospects of men and women: 20% of women have no pension savings and will rely entirely on the State Pension ...

Retirement planning & transition seminars – September 2013

Julie Parry Jones seminar 150 px“Enjoy your retirement years as you’ve always envisioned.” We are delighted to be speaking at the forthcoming seminars from renowned retirement coach, Julie Parry Jones. Whether you are approaching retirement or have recently retired, the transition can be difficult to manage, with a huge number of financial decisions to be taken; many of them irreversible. At the seminars Investment Sense will provide you with all the financial information you need to enjoy a comfortable retirement. Whilst Julie will consider other areas to ensure a healthy retirement....

Britain’s not prepared for retirement

Retirement planning is lost on thousands of Britons. A fifth of current workers will rely on state pension. Half of British workers feel they will be worse off in retirement than their parents. However, many people are failing to counteract the growing problem, according to a new HSBC report. The lender's study called 'The Future of Retirement: The power of planning' found that Britons are aware that they have longer life expectancies than previous generations and that the state pension will not be able to cover their needs. Despite this they are not making the right plans to sufficiently fund their retirement.