Over 50s money

No matter how young you feel, don’t miss out on savings like reduced price rail travel or extra points with some loyalty cards. And whether you’re starting to think about your pension or your next career adventure, there are some great guides to show you the way.


The jobs market starts to look quite different as you get older. For the latest on training opportunities, getting back into work after a break, and combating age discrimination, Age UK has excellent guides on the Work and Learning section of its website



Did you know you can boost your state pension by making payments into it or deferring the start date? And that there are better and worse ways to approach equity release? These are just some of the invaluable things explained in Money Saving Expert’s Over-50s Money Saving



Pensions are always a hot news topic and it can be hard to keep track of what’s happening. Luckily the government’s Money Advice Service website keeps on top of any real changes. Have a look at their page called Options for Using Your Pension Pot, for a good overview of what you can do today



First published in Widows and Widowers magazine, Issue 15


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