Anyone planning for financial independence (FI) knows it’s hard to picture your life in retirement. Like a precog from Minority Report, you can only glimpse fragments of your future. However we’ve uncovered intriguing research that might help you fill in the ‘Here Be Dragons’ gaps in your FI map. The research – Retirement Living Standards in […]

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A new investor has a thousand ways to be confused by the stock market. Hearing the old adage ‘buy the rumour, sell the news’ won’t help. What on earth?! Why buy shares when you’re not sure what’s going on? Or sell when a great thing is finally confirmed? Why be uncertain at all in 2021 […]

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What caught my eye this week. Today would be embarrassing if Monevator was an old-fashioned print magazine (as opposed to an old-fashioned ‘weblog’!) I’d be scurrying past the newsstands. Trying to avoid my cover story – already written by Wednesday due to magazine print deadlines – about the bull market disguising how last year’s mega-winners […]

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The answer to the question “How much should I put in my pension?” is surprisingly simple. You need enough in your pot to sustainably generate a comfortable retirement income that will last you the rest of your life. This post enables you to estimate how much pension pot you need to deliver that income. Once […]

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