Live Long and Prosper

Live Long and Prosper : How to Understand, Build and Protect Your Pension

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With an ageing population and shrinking state pensions, never has the question of how to prepare for retirement been more pressing. According to the Department of Work and Pensions, only 40 per cent of adults are putting aside money for their old age. Younger people often have so many financial demands that pensions are something they feel they can worry about 'later'. Older people, too, are finding themselves victims of loopholes in the law or bad pension fund management. With practical and balanced advice that takes into account all the other demands on our pockets, "Live Long and Prosper" includes: a clear explanation of the importance of pension saving; extensive FAQs on topics such as different types of pension, how much to pay in, and alternatives; comprehensive and authoritative advice on where to get your pension and how to assess its quality; help on what to do if you've been given bad advice; a directory of further help and information sources and a pension contributions calculator. As well as untangling current pension laws, this book will help everyone understand the important changes in pension rules that will take place in April more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 153 x 234mm
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747578680
  • 9780747578680

About Paul Lewis

Paul Lewis is best known for his role as frontman for BBC Radio 4's Money Box programme. He is brilliant journalist and expert on personal finance - a 'champion of the underdog a fearsome campaigner a long-haired terrier biting the ankles of the financial establishment' (Saga Magazine). Only last year, Paul was in the top 50 in a list of 100 people with 'power & influence in financial services' published by the weekly magazine Money more