Two-thirds of retirees risk running pension pots dry - Standard Life Aberdeen

Class of 2021

Jenna Brown
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"Pension pots are without a doubt the most popular option for funding retirement, but it's so important that retirees consider any other savings or assets they can use when deciding whether they can afford to retire or not." - John Tait
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"Pension pots are without a doubt the most popular option for funding retirement, but it's so important that retirees consider any other savings or assets they can use when deciding whether they can afford to retire or not." - John Tait

Two-thirds of people set to retire this year run the risk of not having enough pension savings to sustain their desired level of income, according to a report from Standard Life Aberdeen.

The provider's Class of 2021 report found retirees plan to spend an average £21,000 a year, which is about £10,000 below the average UK household income of £29,000. However, when assessing their pension...

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