Pensioner Poverty – Can you afford to Retire?

Pensioner Poverty – Can you afford to Retire? I know we keep banging on about this subject but it just won’t go away. I have this uneasy feeling that when I’m done with my “day job” I’m not going to be able to afford to live on what I’ve earned or saved so far. So where …read in detail

The Internet has no barriers where Age is concerned

The Internet has no barriers where Age is concerned 71% of 65-74 year old are active on the Internet..including my parents, however, I do get daily phone calls to sort out their IT issues! That aside they have embraced technology very well all be it begrudgingly at first. The latest report is that 70 is …read in detail

Pension Forecast – Is yours looking Bright & Sunny?

Pension Forecast – Is yours looking Bright & Sunny? “Head in the Sand” springs to mind when I realised I didn’t have a Retirement Plan. Aged nearly 50 I had “bits” of pensions collected over the years from various jobs but nothing that would keep me in the lap of luxury that I think I deserve! …read in detail

Is Your Pension Pot Enough to Retire on?

Can you Afford to Retire?

Can you Afford Early Retirement or Retire at all? According to Gallup (April 22nd, 2014), the top Financial worry for middle-aged people is Retirement. I am one of these people, at nearly 50yrs of age I have a small number of private pensions each one started and finished with the job I had at the time. Cumulatively …read in detail

A Pension or A Pauper – 5 Facts to Help you Understand the Changes

A Pension or A Pauper – 5 Facts to Help you Understand the changes. This is for anyone who is confused about How much their Pension will pay out when they reach Retirement age. A topic which is neither sexy or interesting but controversy is growing in the UK over the new “flat rate” state …read in detail