Financial planning 'significantly' affects retirement confidence

Those without a detailed retirement plan have the lowest confidence

Isabel Baxter
clock • 1 min read

Financial planning has a ‘considerable’ impact on retirement confidence, Nucleus has found.

Its first UK Retirement Confidence Index which included research of 2,200 UK adults aged 50 and over by YouGov, showed nearly half (49%) of people aged over 50 do not a detailed retirement plan. The survey also found that planning significantly affects confidence. Just over half of respondents (51%) have a detailed plan for retirement. Only 20% have their plan in writing, but this does not seem to affect confidence (8.1 vs eight out of ten). Those without a detailed plan have the lowest confidence with the score being 4.6 out of ten.  Nucleus said these results "clearly indicate th...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Adviser for free

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights and market intelligence
  • Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on emerging trends and technologies
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters
  • Make smart business decisions with the latest developments in regulation, investing retirement and protection
  • Members-only access to the editor’s weekly Friday commentary
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes

Join

 

Already a Professional Adviser member?

Login

More on Your profession

Rise and fall of finfluencers: Shifting the advice landscape

Rise and fall of finfluencers: Shifting the advice landscape

Investors shift back to traditional advice as finfluencers’ popularity falls

Sahar Nazir
clock 24 May 2024 • 7 min read
PA Working Lunches: Register today to hear from Schroders

PA Working Lunches: Register today to hear from Schroders

Join us for an informative session worth one hour of CPD

Professional Adviser
clock 24 May 2024 • 1 min read
Feel Good Friday: Financial education for the next generation

Feel Good Friday: Financial education for the next generation

RedSTART and The Money Charity on the importance of education

Professional Adviser
clock 24 May 2024 • 1 min read