PUBLISHED: 10:33 21 September 2018 Peter Sharkey A recent report from ONS suggested that by 2066, 25pc of the population will be retired Picture: Getty Images Kateywhat Following an extended summer break, Peter Sharkey returns with his popular personal finance column – and some good news for millennials. Figures courtesy of MoneyMapp.comYou may have seen a raft of gloomy reports a few weeks back following the release of figures by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) which suggested that by 2066, around 25% of the population will be ‘retired’. Commendably, most reports urged 20-year-olds to start saving for retirement, although the problem with the ONS forecast is it assumes the official retirement age won’t budge over the next 48 years, a supposition which can only be described as flawed. In all probability, by 2066, today’s 30-year-old will have been officially retired for three years, although most people currently … [Read more...] about Should millennials be investing in their pensions now?
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We've all seen the Haven adverts on TV depicting their adrenaline-inducing, fun-for-all-the-family retreats. But just how much do you really know about Haven, what it is they are all about and where exactly their 38 parks are situated across the UK? If you sat an average 2.4 children family down and you asked them to pitch their "ideal holiday" the chances are that the answers you'd receive from Mum and Dad to daughter and son would be very different. What Haven aim to do, as they have done since their inception in the 60s, is create an all-inclusive environment that is able to cater for everyone. "There's plenty to do," the official Haven website states. "Splash around the pool, try a round of golf and tackle the climbing wall if you dare. Or just sit back, relax and unwind. Whether you want to stay for three days or three weeks, it's fine with us." Escaping reality from time-to-time is essential. It enables us with the opportunity to unwind, broaden our horizons and, often, create … [Read more...] about These are the best coastal holiday parks within a two hour’s drive of London