10 Perks of Being Retired

10 Perks of Being Retired

There are many perks of being retired, especially financial ones.    So don’t let retirement stop you having fun and living your best life.   Here are some great freebies and discounts for those who hit a certain age.   The financial perks of being retired   ...
Has Covid Changed Retirement?

Has Covid Changed Retirement?

I read an article from another Financial Adviser recently about how Covid changed retirement for his client Mike.   Mike was an operator in a car factory and along with his wife, they had planned their retirement around their final salary and State Pension Ages.   The...
Retirement Age and Life Expectancy

Retirement Age and Life Expectancy

There has recently been some good news on life expectancy.  In their latest published National Life Tables the Office for National Statistics have found that, since last year’s release, life expectancy has increased by 6.3 weeks for men and women who are 65.    This...
5 Different Proven Investment Strategies

5 Different Proven Investment Strategies

The investment strategies you use are a key part of your financial plan. Without a good return on your investment it is going to take you a lot longer and require a lot more in savings to achieve all that you want to achieve.   So, are you using the right strategy or...
Why You Can’t Rely On Dividends Alone

Why You Can’t Rely On Dividends Alone

With combined dividends of the FTSE 100 share index yielding around 4.8%, you may be tempted to invest more of your cash in dividend paying stocks.    Why keep money in cash savings earning 0% interest when it could be earning 4.8% from dividend pay-outs?   Whilst...