Savings

Adults not saving enough on regular basis

56% of adults feel they are not saving enough of their pre-tax income each month.

Under-30s not saving enough for retirement

70% of under-30s are not saving enough to reach their ideal retirement income.

Homeowners rely on parents to move up property ladder

More than a third of homeowners rely on financial help from family and friends to move up the property ladder.

Millennials drive workplace pension participation

78% of eligible employees participated in a workplace pension scheme in 2016, according to the Department for Work & Pensions.

Workers missing out on pension top-up

More than 3 million people could be missing out on a pension top-up from their employer.

Most fathers have no life cover

53% of fathers with dependent children have no life cover.

Divorce reduces pension pot by 16%

Divorcees who are due to retire this year will be 16% worse off than married individuals.

Delaying retirement ‘would boost pension income’

Adults approaching retirement could add £46,388 to their savings if they defer their pension by 5 years.

Retirees fear savings will dry up

35% of retirees worry about running out of cash before they die.

Bleak retirement outlook for Millennials

1 in 10 global workers think Millennials are in the best position for a comfortable retirement.

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