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No 'Robin Hood Budget': Over half of Brits (53%) say they will be worse off
No 'Robin Hood Budget': Over half of Brits (53%) say they will be worse off
uSwitch.com
23 Mar 2012 United Kingdom Savings, Pensioners & Retirement
According to research conducted by uSwitch.com, 53% of Britons say that they will be worse off following the Budget, with those aged over 65 believing that they will be the most affected.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2012 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Slump in property prices hits retirement plans
Slump in property prices hits retirement plans
uSwitch.com
2 Apr 2009 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement
A report from uSwith.com, the price comparison and switching service, has found that 26% of 55-64 year olds are relying on their homes or property to help fund their future retirement, leaving them vulnerable to the current downturn. The falling house market has also impacted on those who have already retired, as 14% of pensioners are relying on property to fund their old age. 

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Apr 2009 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Stumped by the Slump: 1.7 million Pensioners Rely on Property for Retirement
Stumped by the Slump: 1.7 million Pensioners Rely on Property for Retirement
uSwitch.com
1 Dec 2008 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Investment - Property
Almost 1.7 million pensioners are relying on property to fund their old age, according to this report from uSwitch.com, although dropping house prices mean that £45bn has been wiped from retirement funds in the last year. The report suggests that reliance on property is also high amongst the next generation of retirees with more than a quarter of 55-64 year olds following suit, meaning that today’s property slump is going to hit the next generation of retirees hard as well. Additionally, the three million retired people relying on shares to fund their old age may have to wait several years for this part of their retirement fund to recover from the current stock market crash. These are just two of a number of factors leading to the reality that almost one in ten people in the UK admit they cannot afford to retire - 18% of these are over 65 years old. Furthermore, 37% of those who are already over the official retirement age of 65 feel they will need to work up to the age of 77 in order to maintain an acceptable standard of living.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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As credit crunch bites, desperate Brits ditch pensions and insurance to save cash
As credit crunch bites, desperate Brits ditch pensions and insurance to save cash
uSwitch.com
15 Oct 2008 United Kingdom Savings

New research from uSwitch.com, the independent price comparison and switching service, reveals that almost half of Brits (42%) have cancelled insurance or pension contributions in a bid to cut household expenditure and ease financial pressure. This means that potentially just over 19 million people have reduced their financial security, or ditched it entirely, in a bid to claw back some cash.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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