PUT SIMPLY, RETIREMENT PLANNING IS ABOUT HOW YOU LOOK AT YOUR FUTURE, BUT MORE THAN A MILLION BRITONS ARE FACING A ‘MID-LIFE SAVINGS CRISIS’ AS THEY NEAR 40 WITH NO RETIREMENT SAVINGS, ACCORDING TO RESEARCH FROM ZURICH. [Read more…] about Mid-Life Savings Crisis
Making provision in a way that meets your needs and wishes
AS A POPULATION WE ARE LIVING LONGER, AND WITH AN AGEING POPULATION THE NEED FOR CARE IS GROWING, WITH THE TIME SPENT IN CARE ALSO INCREASING. HOWEVER, A FIFTH OF THE UK (20%) HAVE NO IDEA WHO WILL LOOK AFTER THEM IF THEY HAVE CARE NEEDS IN OLD AGE, ACCORDING TO RESEARCH RELEASED FROM BUPA. NEARLY THREE QUARTERS (73%) THINK THEY WILL HAVE CARE NEEDS IN OLDER AGE, BUT ONLY AROUND HALF (51%) EXPECT THEIR FAMILY TO CARE FOR THEM. [Read more…] about Who Will Care For You In Old Age?
Planning financially for long-term sickness
How would you pay the bills if you were sick or accidentally injured and couldn’t work? According to research by Unum and Personnel Today, just 12% of employers support their staff for more than a year if they’re off sick from work. [Read more…] about Money’s Too Tight To Mention