Improve don’t move!

Improve don’t move!

Home improvement is becoming more popular than moving as thousands more decide to improve, not move Around £15.4billion was shaved off mortgage debt from April to June This suggests homeowners are paying off their mortgages and making home improvements rather than releasing equity High house prices and stamp duty has made moving too costly for many   Record numbers are choosing home improvement rather than moving because of cheap mortgages and rising house prices. People…

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Equity Release

Equity Release

Equity release could be the most effective way to enjoy your retirement The major part of life is taken up with building up our security, homes, and families. When we finally step off the treadmill which one of us wouldn’t want to make the most of the time when work isn’t the priority? At the time when we should be relishing the fruits of our labour, the cost of living continues to increase so being able…

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Best shopping deals around! For you silversurfers!

Best shopping deals around! For you silversurfers!

Everybody loves shopping, but where can you find the best shopping deals around! Ever wondered about the best shopping deals around, or maybe just where are the best deals that I can find. Whether it’s browsing online, or out in the shops. Read on to be sure you get the best insight into where you should go on your next shopping trip. Finding the best shopping deals around can be difficult but deals on your phone…

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Gender pay gap myth or not?

Gender pay gap myth or not?

What are a gender pay gap and the causes? Gender pay gap means equality measure, it shows the difference in average pay between men and women. It is at its lowest percentage ever at 18%. It does not show the difference in pay for comparable jobs and unequal pay has been illegal for 45 years. Some believe in the gender pay gap and other’s do not, however it does exist, and these are the causes…

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Where to find the best travel insurance for over 50’s?

Where to find the best travel insurance for over 50’s?

Here are a few tips for finding more affordable travel insurance for older travellers. When being an older traveller there are many advantages such as a reduced price to the access of many sights and attractions in Europe. However, there are many disadvantages as well. Travel Insurance, for example, can be significantly higher for the older people. It doesn’t just affect people over 50, it affects people over 40 and once you reach 65, some…

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Micro insurance on an app? It could save you money!

Micro insurance on an app? It could save you money!

Micro insurance could soon be using GPS to follow your every move and change your cover minute-by-minute. ‘On demand’ micro insurance will be provided by a new app, the company behind it says that essentially firms will be able to “micro-insure” a customer depending on where they are or what they are doing at any particular moment. The system would mean that a company could automatically change the type of insurance a customer has depending…

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Retired people are better off than working people!

Retired people are better off than working people!

Did you know? According to recent statistics pension values have grown and the gap between wage earners and retired people has narrowed. Also since the financial crisis more figures show that income amongst working people has decreased by 1.2%, on the other hand retired people has risen by 13%. This is all because there is an inequality among pensioners has enlarged, pensioners that are already wealthy are becoming more wealthier thanks to generous benefits that…

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Survey reveals top 5 worries for retirement

Survey reveals top 5 worries for retirement

Top 5 worries for retirement, according to recent survey’s All of us will retire one day, though not all of us are completely confident with the financial side of things. This article will go through the top 5 biggest worries for retirement and how to combat them. 1. Fear Of The Unexpected One of the biggest worries for retirement is having an unexpected medical expense, or other financial emergencies. This is a common retirement concern…

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Cut the cost of your energy bills without the stress

Cut the cost of your energy bills without the stress

Cut the cost of your energy bills and keep your house nice and warm. In 2013 a gas and electricity bill on average was £1,316. A few years later around a third of working families have trouble paying their energy bills due to the rising costs. A survey conducted by uSwitch has found that 29% of families are choosing not to switch on their heating and 66% of families are worried about the effect that it will…

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Can work experience help the over 50s find jobs?

Can work experience help the over 50s find jobs?

What do you do when you have the work experience but cannot find a job. Over the last decade or so there have been more and more people over the age of 50, who maybe not through their own fault have been made unemployed. As we have found in the last few years the advances in technology has in the main had a massive effect on everyone’s lives. Most of this advancement is for the…

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