Dec 14

    Sandwich generation

    Filling in the family gaps With an ageing population and increasingly more children living at home for longer, more and more people are joining the 'Sandwich Generation', having to fund family at both ends of the spectrum, such as their parents and ...


    Dec 14

    Workplace challenges for older workers

    One in three could not carry out current jobs past their traditional retirement age Employers estimate up to a third of their staff would struggle to continue in their current jobs past traditional retirement ages, research for MetLife Employee Bene...


    Dec 14

    Offsetting the negative effects of inflation

    Why more people are retaining exposure to stocks and shares New research[1] suggests that UK adults are planning to use equity investments to help them outstrip inflation and manage the rising cost of living. Over half (53%) of UK adults rate the ri...


    Dec 14

    Saving for a rainy day

    Fewer people are putting money away despite improvements to the economy The gap between the fortunes of savers and non-savers continues to widen, and research supports these findings[1]. 'Habitual savers' continue to put away more for a rainy day, b...