How do you view retirement?

How do you view retirement?

We all have different ideas about retirement. Some of us look forward to it as a time of freedom, while others are a little more uncertain. Some may even refrain from thinking about it because of the outdated negative connotations attached. However, retirement can be...
Retirement countdown: are you ready?

Retirement countdown: are you ready?

Ten Retirement is a funny old thing. For the majority of our lives and careers it is something that we tend to subconsciously shy away from. Retirement is either something we do not want to think too much about, or it is a phase in our lives we have little interest...
Can I retire early?

Can I retire early?

Milestones are an important part of life. And as we get older, we start planning for the big one: retirement. Whatever your retirement plan looks like – be it travelling to places you’ve never been, making family memories, or enjoying a peaceful, comfortable life – it...
What will my retirement look like?

What will my retirement look like?

There is no doubt that the earlier you start contributing regularly towards a pension pot, the more savings you could have for your retirement. But how can you determine the amount of funding you will need? Have you put enough by to satisfy that bucket list? Will you...
The State Pension: Is it enough to live on?

The State Pension: Is it enough to live on?

You only have to look at current State Pension rates to see that it is unlikely to be able to compete with average salaries. So, if when you retire you rely on just the State Pension as a source of income, will you have enough to live on? Perhaps realistically the...