Moving on

In the article last month I looked at a young person starting work. However, as we know our work pattern is flexible and the plan has to be able to stand up to “moving on” First, we will look at the question of saving into a pension plan. Every job you join now will...

10% FOR LIFE

In the articles this year I have been looking at the retirement scene in the future and as you will have gathered I think that the golden age has come and gone and that in future we will all work a lot longer and retirement will be a period when we cannot work because...

Will retirement survive?

This is the third and most serious of my articles on this subject. In this article I look at how the middle-aged and young will survive financially in older life and what retirement, if there is such a thing will look like. For those in their 40s or younger unless...

Will retirement survive?

Last month I looked at how retirement flourished in the 1980s and 1990s. We now move on to the new millennium. As I indicated at the end of the article we had not taken into account changing social and economic needs. The most important change concerned the life of...