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Plan ahead and get retirement ready with our tips, tools and resources for people over 50.

Find out about extending your social network, managing your money into retirement and getting peace of mind for you and your loved ones with life insurance and funeral planning.

Managing your money

Great reasons to save for retirement

When the time comes to stop working, you’ll find yourself with more free time than you’ve had in years! Have you thought about what you might like to do with it?

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How to plan for long term savings goals

How should you approach saving over the long term?

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What happens to debt when you die?

If you don’t plan for it, your loved ones could be lumped with your debts after you die.

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What is probate?

The probate process is important to make sure a person’s estate is distributed fairly after they die, even if they didn’t have a Will.

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Funeral planning for peace of mind

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How to plan for your funeral

While it may feel morbid to plan your own funeral, especially at the early age of 50, it’s an act of kindness for your loved ones.

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How to leave money for your funeral

Have you thought about leaving money for your funeral? If you don’t make provisions, your family could be left to foot the bill.

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Making the most of your retirement

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Tax on savings and investments: discover ways to save tax-free

How can you save and invest without having to pay tax on it?

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20 social networking sites, clubs and forums for over 50s

Joining new clubs and societies is a great way to get out there and meet new people.

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