When it comes to marriage and money, it’s good to talk
Millions of married couples have no idea about their spouse’s pensions and retirement plans, according to new research. More than three-quarters (78%) of non-retired married people do not know what their spouse’s pensions are worth.
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How to create a personal financial plan in 8 steps
When thinking about your future financial wellbeing, it can be helpful to consider a plan. It is a good idea to have a clear sense of what you want from life and use this as a guide for making important decisions.
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What are the financial consequences to stopping work in your 50s?
Early retirement may be the ultimate dream for some, but the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic made it the only option for many. Figures from the Office for National Statistics show that over-50s had the highest redundancy rate between December 2020 and February 2021.
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A third of Gen Xers not confident they can fund their retirement
With 57% of Gen Xers wanting to save more for retirement but struggling to do so, a quarter (25%) plan to work part-time past the State Pension Age (SPA) to plug an expected income shortfall in retirement, while 17% plan to work full-time. However, they have serious concerns about whether they will be able to continue working later in life.
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How ESG creates long-term value
It’s no secret that the growth of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investments in recent years has been fundamental.
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