Retirement planning in your 50s

Retirement planning in your 50s gives you the perfect opportunity to review your finances, think about what you might want to do when you retire and start looking forward to the future. 

Why do women have poorer pensions?

From earning less to taking time out to look after children, financial writer Gill Wadsworth examines the reasons why women miss out in retirement – and what you can do about it

Fighting pension fraud

Pension liberation scammers want to separate you from your hard-earned savings – financial journalist Gill Wadsworth explains what to look out for

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

5 simple tricks to make over your finances

Does payday always seem a little too far away? Financial writer Kara Gammell shares a few simple tricks to help make your money go that bit further

Always Smiling

Retiresavvy talks to Carol Smillie about the joys of ageing, the challenges of setting up her own business and why she’ll be spending her 70s blowing the kids’ inheritance


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