The hopes and fears of retirement years
Posted on Jan 30, 2019
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Retirement is a period in our lives
According to recent figures from Hargreaves Lansdown, the things which people look forward to most in retirement are travel (46%), free time (42%) and spending time with a partner (31%). That said, 3% of people admitted that they dread
The research also showed some differences between men and women regarding how they
- 27% of men chose ‘spending time with their partner’ in their top three retirement desires, compared with 36% of women.
- 17% of women are excited to look after grandchildren, compared with just 12% of men.
- 15% of men cannot wait to
spend time watchingTV and films, compared with only 7% of women.
When we discuss pension planning with couples, we always ask about their hopes and fears as they look ahead to retirement. It is interesting, as sometimes we
We often find that people have put some of their plans on the back burner, as they are nervous about spending ‘too much money’ but sometimes if we know they have a particular goal, we can work with them to reach it.
While hopes and dreams are a big part of retirement planning,
At The Goodman Partnership, we can help you