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Jo Thresher: Only half of working women are saving adequately for retirement

The reason the issue of saving is so pertinent for women, is that they still tend to earn less than men – if you have less money to live on, you have less money to save. Women are saving an astounding 40 percent less than men for retirement, and this gap has widened since the previous year, according to this report.

15 million working age adults living on ‘knife edge’ with no savings at all

Millions of working families with children in the UK could not pay their rent or mortgage for more than a month if they lost their job, new figures from Shelter reveal. The YouGov survey of working adults who pay rent or a mortgage found that with little or no savings to fall back on, 3.8…

Women need savings confidence boost, pensions industry agrees

Just three months before automatic enrolment begins to take effect, NEST research released today (Friday 6 July) finds women lack confidence in their retirement savings and many are relying on their partners’ pensions to see them through.   A quarter (25 per cent) of women say they are not confident at all that what they…

Foundation generation are taking on the tough times and laying groundwork for healthier long-term saving

* Up to 50% have a pension (workplace or private personal pension) * 25% would get financial advice from an adviser * 84% would like help with their finances from their employer Britain’s foundation generation (25-35 year olds) are defying the challenging economic times to balance their daily spend while also securing their financial future,…