Guest blog: Active Living in Retirement

Guest Blog Julie Parry JonesIn her latest guest blog for Investment Sense, Retirement Transition Coach, Julie Parry-Jones, gives some great tips on how to deal with the dramatic lifestyle changes all retirees go through. Transition into retirement can be stressful, even if retirement is a happy and welcome change from working. Major life changes happen when you wind down your working career and begin your retirement years. Retirement is a major life change and is not to be under taken lightly. Although retirement itself, as a ...

Guest blog: Managing the transition from work to retirement, 7 great tips!

UntitledIn her first guest blog for Investment Sense, Retirement Transition Coach, Julie Parry-Jones, gives some great tips on how to deal with the dramatic lifestyle changes all retirees go through. Retirement presents opportunities to do the things you’ve always dreamed of. This time may seem a little scary at first or totally exciting, either way, a plan and a positive attitude can help you find the happiness you desire during this very special time of life. The key ...

New report points to a bleak retirement for many

Retirement savingsThe latest Aviva Real Retirement Report has painted a stark picture of the financial hardship many people will face in retirement. The report splits the over 55’s into three groups:   Pre retirees, aged 55 to 64 Retiring, aged 65 to 74 Long term retired, aged 75 and older The plight of older generations has been well documented over the past few years. Rising inflation, all time low interest rates on savings accounts, stock market volatility, and plummeting gilt and Annuity rates have combined to ...