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“When I’m 65” – poverty’s out of sight – it should not be out of our minds.

The Institute of Fiscal Studies has done some interesting work on poverty amongst people in their mid sixties, with one extraordinary finding. Jonathan Cribb’ work which suggests that people arriving at the end of their working lives are not managing … Continue reading

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People’s income needs in retirement don’t fall away with age (IFS)

Thanks to David Sturrock, Carl Emmerson and Carolyn Jones for their comments on the IFS’ excellent research  funded by IRS Savings consortium, which includes the ABI ACA, Canada Life, IA, MaPS, PLSA Particular thanks to Heidi Karjalainen who together with … Continue reading

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Ouch!

Savers and spenders are being hit with bad news as the cap comes off energy prices and their  investments suffer heavy write downs. Ouch! https://t.co/dDSJgAr2BN — Josephine Cumbo (@JosephineCumbo) March 11, 2022 Investing in BRICS economies was widely touted as … Continue reading

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Financial fairness for all.

  Lots of good things came from yesterday’s rant against the burden the Governments’ proposals for auto-enrolment would impose on those on low incomes. Is the purpose of extending auto-enrolment to cut back on the state pension? @henryhtapper says it is. … Continue reading

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Are the conservatives the party for pensioners?

  The Conservatives are due to talk this morning about how they can justify their claim that they are the party for pensioners. Look forward to promises to; Maintain the triple lock Increase the pensioners tax-free allowance from £6000 to … Continue reading

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