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Are your relatives spending too much on their necessities?

Collaborative Post You want your mum and dad to keep their independence and live their own lives. However, maybe you can’t help but notice they’re forking out a little more than they need to when it comes to buying the necessities of life. Ranging from their average food shop to how much they’re spending on […]

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Planning ahead – tips to help older relatives build solid financial foundations

Collaborative Post Planning ahead is beneficial at any stage in life, but it’s particularly important to think about your financial future as you approach retirement and your senior years. If you’re helping your parents or other older relatives to build solid financial foundations, here are some useful tips. Retirement planning and pensions Most of us […]

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How you can help your parents prepare for retirement

Collaborative Post People often think that when you get to retirement age, all you have to look forward to is filling up your days with activities now you are no longer at work. Sadly, this isn’t always the case as many people are working until later in life, and the onset of age-related health conditions […]

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How to help ageing parents with debt

Collaborative Post Debt among over-65s is on the rise. It’s a big cause of stress and depression in older people, and can take its toll on many people’s physical health. If your parents are struggling with debt, here are some of the ways in which you can help. Why older people get into debt There […]

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Cutting down on costs – how to manage retirement

Collaborative Post Many people spend a long time looking forward to retirement. The idea of giving up work and having enough time to do exactly what you want feels luxurious and amazing when compared with the usual daily grind. But the truth is that retirement isn’t always easy, and when it comes to finances it […]

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