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Should everyone really get their pension at the same time?

IONA BAIN REPORTING FOR THE HERALD Many youngsters today will have no choice but to work longer and retire later. That will be the inevitable upshot of this year’s Autumn Statement, which revealed plans to place the state pension age … Continue reading

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Are ambitious pension goals realistic…or demoralising?

As auto-enrolment creeps up on young workers, should we resolve to make more active decisions about our financial future…or leave it up to fate? Iona bain The swirl of negative headlines surrounding the pensions industry, the latest being the £1.4m … Continue reading

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Twenty Somethings & Their Money

This infographic reveals the results of research into how Britons in their 20s view the financial opportunities and threats they face. It’s based on research I contributed to last year and covers what young people think about pensions, how they … Continue reading

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What do young people REALLY think about pensions and retirement?

Iona Bain was a judge of this year’s Baillie Gifford’s Young Writers’ Competition and discusses what some of the essays indicate about youngsters’ attitude to retirement. Would you ever ask a young person when they plan to retire, or how … Continue reading

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Young Money Panel Event: YOUR CHANCE to hear top experts debating all the hottest financial issues affecting young people!

THIS WEDNESDAY – BOOK NOW! The big Young Money debate – your invitation What are the financial issues affecting today’s young people and how do these affect the rest of society? Following the significant interest in MRM’s recent report into … Continue reading

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A graduate’s guide for survival

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE DAILY MAIL by IONA BAIN Thousands have been celebrating the end of a degree course this summer and are looking forward to life after university. But whether you’ve graduated  yourself or have a child or grandchild … Continue reading

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Is free advice worth the price? Exclusive interview with the Money Advice Service on a future online ‘health check’ for young people

WE need a helping hand more than ever but many OF US can’t afford the fees of financial advisers. Will the free Money Advice Service guide us to a better place? Iona talks to the chairman about plans for specialised … Continue reading

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