The cost of retirement is £413,000 for a typical household and £326,700 for an individual, according to research from Life Trust.
Bridging Loans has secured an extension to its lines of credit from UK banks.
Only 51 per cent of Britons who could be preparing financially for retirement are saving adequately, according to the Scottish Widows Pensions Report.
Aegon Scottish Equitable is to add a bare discounted gift trust to its offshore range.
By Kacper Brzezniak As the International Monetary Fund (IMF) downgrades the global growth outlook YET again (which is becoming a recurring theme, as we discussed here a year ago), we turn our eyes to Italy’s current economic disaster. Italy has recorded exceptionally weak growth in recent years but, in order to get a better understanding […]
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