Welcome to our lifestyle section. This has nothing to do with money and everything to do with how to get the most out of your retirement.
There’s a lot to consider when you retire. Here we explore paying more into your pension, reviewing where your pension fund is invested and paying off any debt.
Few people can imagine spending their final years in a care home. Most of us prefer to believe it won’t happen. Let me give you some good news: The majority of people don’t end up in a care home.
What on earth are ‘QROPS’? A ‘QROPS’ (Qualified Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme) is a relatively new concept. It is a scheme that has been approved by the HMRC and can be advantageous for people retiring abroad. A list of qualifying schemes can be found here: A QROPS is a pension scheme set up outside the [...]
Before retiring many people have a romantic idyll of what retirement will be like. Free from the shackles of working 5 days a week, they can do whatever they choose to do. This sense of liberation and independence can be a powerful motivator, but simply escaping the workplace won’t make you happy.