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The pensions struggle – Daily chart

Prospects for average income during retirement are becoming bleaker THE world economy and most asset markets are buoyant. But for future generations of retirees, their strong performance is of scant comfort. The latest pension report from the OECD, a club of mostly rich countries, notes that whereas public spending on …

What to call the time of life between work and old age?

To get the most out of longer lives, a new age category is needed WHAT do you call someone who is over 65 but not yet elderly? This stage of life, between work and decrepitude, lacks a name. “Geriactives” errs too much on the side of senescence. “Sunsetters” and “nightcappers” …