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How do your retirement savings compare to the rest of the UK's?

by Sable International | Jun 24, 2013
  • The financial services firm, Scottish Widows, recently conducted an online survey about retirement savings in the UK. They used the findings provided by 5200 adults to examine the nation’s attitudes and behaviour towards pensions saving – and discovered that these savings have hit an all-time low.
    United Kingdom Pension Infographic
    Some of the key findings from this year’s report include:
    • 20% of people are not saving anything for their retirement
    • An underprepared population is entering old age with an increasing number of credit commitments
    • 55% of people are not saving adequately

    To see how you compare, use this interactive infographic.

    Designed by Scottish Widows, it lets you see how the UK is preparing for retirement using the demographic information from their 2013 Pensions Report.

    The integrated pension profile tool will help you find out how much you should be saving monthly for retirement, and will enable you to directly compare your savings profile against others in the UK in terms of age, gender, location, and income.

    At Sable International, we recommend that you have a holistic plan - and your long-term savings should form an integral part of it. As independent financial advisers, we can work with you to put together this plan, and finding a solution that is best suited to you and your specific needs. 

    To get in touch, please email us at wealth@sableinternational.com or call us on +44 (0) 20 7759 7519.

    We are a professional services company that specialises in cross-border financial and immigration advice and solutions.

    Our teams in the UK, South Africa and Australia can ensure that when you decide to move overseas, invest offshore or expand your business internationally, you’ll do so with the backing of experienced local experts.

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