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Retirement should be an enjoyable period of life, but financial worries often mean retirees are concerned about avoiding hidden retirement dangers.
A new research report from mutual insurer Royal London is warning pensioners about two very different risks when it comes to making important decisions with their savings in retirement.
https://icfp.co.uk/2018/01/13/avoiding-hidden-retirement-dangers/
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The IA Property sector should be split between bricks & mortar funds and strategies investing in securities, according to industry experts. Martin comments for FE Trustnet in this article. https://www.trustnet.com/News/741016/how-the-ia-property-sector-could-be-split/
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The latest divorce figures for England and Wales paint an interesting picture. According to the Office for National Statistics, there were 101,055 divorces of opposite sex couples in 2015, the most recent year for which data is available. Despite the divorce rate falling, the average age of divorce has reached an all-time-high. https://icfp.co.uk/2017/06/22/divorced-later-life/
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In today’s episode of Informed Choice Radio, Martin speaks to Professor Tim Jackson, author of Prosperity without Growth, about what sparked his interest in sustainability, why our current model of economic success is so flawed, the dilemma of growth (to trash the planet or crash the system), whether technology is the solution to all of our problems, how humanity can flourish with sustainability, the right measure of success, and much more. Listen now at http://icradio.co.uk/icr163-professor-tim-jackson-prosperity-without-growth/
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In today’s episode of Informed Choice Radio, Martin speaks to Daniel Hannan, author of ‘What Next: How to get the best from Brexit’, about why the experts got it wrong, how we should aim to have freest possible trade with our European allies, understanding the difference between a free trade area and a customs union, why the Prime Minister would be crazy to share her negotiating strategy, whether we are still on track to trigger Article 50 by the end of March, and much more. Listen now at http://icradio.co.uk/icr162-daniel-hannan-next-brexit/
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Today on the podcast, Martin is sharing some thoughts on How To Make More Money By Doing Less. One of his personal goals for 2017 is to do less. This isn’t about being lazy, but wanting to make more of finite time. So he gave some thought to how we might make more of our wealth by doing less. Here are some ideas. http://icradio.co.uk/icr161-make-money-less/
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A new study carried out by the insurer Aegon has found only 8% of people currently speak to a financial adviser before making important financial decisions. Here are some good reasons to speak to a financial adviser when preparing for your retirement. https://www.icfp.co.uk/2017/01/reasons-speak-financial-adviser/
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In this episode of Informed Choice Radio, Martin speak to the author Tim Drake about his latest book, Generation Cherry. They chat about the key challenges faced by Generation Cherry today, steps we can take to regain conscious control, why longevity is a really positive development, not the bad news story portrayed by the press, and much more. Listen now at http://icradio.co.uk/icr160-tim-drake-generation-cherry/
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A devil’s advocate approach to strategic planning makes a lot of sense and could be an effective way to deal with the dreaded group-think. Is there a way to apply the 10th man doctrine to your own Financial Planning? https://www.icfp.co.uk/2017/01/applying-10th-man-doctrine/
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