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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What caught my eye this week. While I’ve made the case for running a big interest-only mortgage in recent years, overall I still loathe debt. The first thing I tell almost anyone who asks me about their finances? Get rid of the non-mortgage debt. It’s always surprising to me how much debt some people have. […]

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Just “How much do I need to retire?” The answer to that question tells you whether your pension is on track, and when you can finally call it a day. Everybody’s circumstances are different, so we’ll guide you through a straightforward process to find your number. The two retirement riddles we need to solve are: […]

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