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View Poll Results: I will afford to retire by

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  • Putting money into a pension fund and buy an annuity

    16 45.71%
  • Using my ISA allowance every year tax free

    14 40.00%
  • Investing in property and living off the rent / selling up.

    15 42.86%
  • Sticking money in a bank / shares/ bonds

    13 37.14%
  • Plan b. This time next year I will be a millionaire

    11 31.43%
  • Begging at AndyW's feet

    8 22.86%
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    Time to select how you will pay for your retirement?
    I was miserable and depressed, but CUK turned it all around. Now I'm depressed and miserable.

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    BTL + vast collection of antiques + Pension plan
    Confusion is a natural state of being

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    Contractor Among Contractors

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    I'm not doing anything at all (should really be an option)
    Since I'm from the west of Scotland I won't be alive for my retirement.

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    Yes, doing nothing, living for today and letting the Socialist government look after you with a raft of benefits is a good plan.
    I was miserable and depressed, but CUK turned it all around. Now I'm depressed and miserable.

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    I'm reminded of a comment from when I was in Moscow;

    Me: He looks like your average 60 year old Russian guy.

    Mate: What? Dead?



    Average lifespan for the Russian Male, 59.
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    More fingers than teeth

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    Retirement....only wimps retire.
    I'm alright Jack

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    Quote Originally Posted by DimPrawn View Post
    Yes, doing nothing, living for today and letting the Socialist government look after you with a raft of benefits is a good plan.
    It's either do sod all and rely on the state or go for it big style and stash a lot of money away, don't go for the half way house. The In Laws stupidly saved what they could and see virtually no gain for stashing what was a lot of money away for them in their 50s.

    I hope and expect the state handouts will get a severe trimming before it's time for me to retire. If the masses are starving and I'm living behind big iron gates then I'll be truly happy

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    Fingers like lightning

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    My Plan H is going great 35k in over 1 year and £220 out so far.

    Long term investment.

    I must love Mrs WC2 - Still if it means she does all the work then all the better.

    Anyone know of a red sports car and 21 year old blonde for hire?
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    ThomasSoerensen is too good to be a permie

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    Suicide at fifty year birthday. This has been the plan since I was 13.

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    Putting money into a pension fund and buy an annuity
    This is an old fashioned view of retirement. You no longer need to buy an annuity, you can use drawdown until age 75, then use an ASP (alternatively secured pension).

    No doubt pensions will be back in vogue again soon as people realise that property pensions are limiting your options.

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