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93% with parents over 60 have no plans for their future care

Two thirds of adults worry about the future care of their parents, yet most refuse to discuss the topic with them – and even less have made any plans, a survey has revealed. Despite their concern, 66% of adults have never discussed the issue with their parents as either side may refuse to talk about [...]


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Ill health dominates fears of growing older

Health issues, a failing mind and the loss of independence are among our biggest fears about getting old, a new study has revealed. Loneliness, being a burden to others, having little money to fund their social care or being forced out of their home also feature among the top ten. It also emerged that the [...]


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Seeing the Northern Lights and cruises top the travel bucket list for retirees

Seeing the Northern Lights, travelling around the country by train and going on safari are just some of the things on the average retiree’s holiday bucket list. A survey of 2,000 people has revealed a top 25 list of all the travel ambitions people have for the years after they leave work. Despite moving into [...]


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The ultimate retirement Bucket List – getting a dog, starting an allotment, and seeing the Northern Lights

Seeing the Northern Lights, buying a dog and travelling around the country by train are just some of the things on the average retiree’s bucket list. A survey of 2,000 people has revealed a top 50 list of all the ambitions people have for the years after they leave work. As well as hiking around [...]


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Mid-fifties are ‘richest’ years of our lives

British adults aged 55 and over are enjoying the richest years of their lives, according to new study. The findings emerged in a detailed study of 2,000 people aged 18 and over, looking at outgoings and expenditure across the years. Researchers found that currently, people entering the final phase of employment or starting retirement are [...]


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Retirees now ‘earning’ 6k less than graduates

The average retiree banks less than £16,000-a-year – almost £6,000 LESS than a graduate’s starting salary, it has been revealed. Researchers found despite working for up to 50 years, those entering the ‘golden years’ are struggling to make ends meet on a wage they previously earned up to 25 years ago. The staggering findings showed [...]


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Retirees are rediscovering their youth (and are fitter now than in their 20s)

The average retiree enjoys three holidays a year – and is fitter than they were while working, research has revealed. Experts found that far from adopting a ‘One Foot in the Grave’ attitude, most pensioners are ignoring traditional retirement expectations and  rediscovering their youth instead. The statistics revealed over half of those polled are now [...]


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Over 50s just as adventurous on holiday as the young’uns

The average 50-something holidaymaker is as much of a thrill-seeker as someone half their age, research has revealed. Experts, who studied the holiday habits of 2,000 over 50s, found the stereotypical image of a couple in deckchairs with hankies atop their heads to keep the sun away couldn’t be farther from the truth. The report [...]


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Golden years- 60% of over 60s plan to spend, rather than save for the family

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Six out of ten over 60s plan to ‘spend, spend, spend’ during their retirement- and leave nothing for their family in their will, it has been revealed. A detailed study into the financial stability of 1,000 adults over the age of 60 found many have a ‘live for today’ attitude to their twilight years. Only [...]


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