Retirement planning in your 30s

It’s a good time to start looking after your money, learning about pensions and thinking about your future. 

7 things you can live without (and how they could affect your pension)

Saving pennies now could rack up the pounds later – here are a few ideas on how to cut spending and save cash for your pension or other savings.

Explaining the Lifetime ISA

If you’re aged under 40 and thinking about saving for retirement, you might be considering the new Lifetime ISA. But how does it compare to what else is out there? Gill Wadsworth investigates

The #357challenge - How we managed

We’ve taken the #357challenge to see if we could live on just the New State Pension – find out how we got on

Take the #357challenge

The New State Pension works out to a ‘wage’ of just £3.57 an hour. Could you live on that?

Soap opera retirements - bursting the bubble

What kind of retirement could some of the nation’s most loved – or hated – soap characters expect? And can they tell us about planning for retirement?

Retiring with confidence - it pays to be prepared

Annie Shaw, money expert and financial commentator, shares her views on the brand new Skipton Building Society Retirement Index and why it’s never too early to start planning for life ahead

Lasting Power of Attorney

What might happen to your affairs if you were unable to make your own decisions? Financial journalist Kara Gammell examines the role Lasting Power of Attorney can play in Legacy Planning

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