Retirement study

PLSA’s retirement living standards survey reveals changes since lockdown living

PLSA’s retirement living standards survey reveals changes since lockdown living

More money for eating out, a higher personal grooming budget and the inclusion of a Netflix subscription are among the changes to the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association’s Retirement Living Standards in the first update of the rules of thumb for retirement spending since they were established two years ago.

In My Opinion

Investing + Influencing: How will the story end?

Investing + Influencing: How will the story end?

Russell Andrews, Global Head of Advice Solutions, SEI Asset Management Distribution, writes that when news broke of the surprising surge of trading activity in the newly-termed ‘meme stocks’, it turned a small yet growing trend of social media-influenced trading patterns into a media phenomenon and a mainstream talking point. Since then, the debate has raged, and even regulators have weighed in. But the question remains: how will the story end?