Divorce takes £5bn from women's pension annually - research

Average couple's retirement pot £123,000

Hannah Godfrey
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Divorce takes £5bn from women's pension annually - research

More than seven in 10 (71%) couples don't consider pensions during divorce proceeding, leaving women £5bn out of pocket every year, a report by Scottish Widows has found.

The 13th edition of the annual report Women and Retirement found two-fifths (40%) of women said their retirement prospects worsened because of divorce, compared to less than a fifth (19%) of men. It...

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