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Grey Business Boom

2018 is most definitely the year of the grey business boom! Grey businesses are booming throughout The UK. With more and more people turning to entrepreneurship later in life, recent research has…

The Gig Economy and earning in retirement
The Gig Economy

If conventional work – even if you are working autonomously in an environment that gives you a sense of personal control – isn’t what appeals, then the opportunities provided by the glistening…

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Retirement and the Over 65s – A Changing World

Things aren’t the same nowadays when it comes to retirement and the over 65s! So what does retirement really mean to today’s over 65s? Once perceived as a time to slow down…

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Forgotten Pensions

Changing jobs can mean changing pensions. The more jobs you’ve had, the bigger the chance you have some forgotten pensions. Do you change jobs frequently? Why you could have forgotten money waiting…

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Keep Earning In Retirement

Tim Drake writes about about how you can keep earning in retirement … Earning money gives you an opportunity to re-think a lot of things. But first of all it’s worth deciding…

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Are You Planning For Retirement?

Have you got plenty of retirement plans? Are you seriously planning for retirement? Well here’s why it might be time to be a bit more selfish with your money! Many of us…

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Travel Insurance for the Over 65s

At MrandMrs50Plus we’re very aware how difficult it can be when looking for travel insurance for the over 65s. You’re either penalised with high premiums or given the locked-door treatment by insurers. …

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Five Ways To Organise Household Expenses Before Retirement

There are lots of things to consider when preparing for retirement. One very important element is managing personal finance – a particular worry for many, as statistics from the Financial Conduct Authority…

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So Many Presents To Buy!

When you reach a certain age, the number of people you have to buy gifts or presents for increases significantly. It isn’t just five children anymore. It’s five kids plus three partners.…

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Where Can I Get Unbiased Pension Advice?

So many of us sail through life thinking there’s plenty of time to sort out our pensions. After all it’s ages till we retire and anyway there’re more important things to spend…

Money

When it comes to the over 50s money is pretty high on the agenda.  piggy bank - over 50s money

Yes you may be coming to the end of your mortgage, but you may still be financing your children at university.  If you’re in your mid to late fifties, you may be wondering when you can retire.  Have you got enough money to retire?  Will you be able to afford your current lifestyle if you retire?

For the over 50s, money and pension worries can cause tremendous stress if you let it.  Are we going to run out of money in our retirement?  Travel insurance and health insurance  can cost the earth and some people are even refused these insurances. We worry about our savings.  And in addition, we worry about illness and having to pay for care home costs for our parents one day.

In the Mr and Mrs 50 Plus Money Section, there are articles about money, savings, pensions, life insurance,  money stress and more.