Jul 072019
 
helping others

Having the time freedom to give something back

Darren had been working in the IT sector since he left university, at the age of 51 he was starting a new job with his 10th employer. In the first couple of weeks he had an interview with the financial advisor handling his new employers pension scheme. That’s when reality struck home.

Not only had Darren’s income been going down over the last 10 or so years but he found that he only had 14 years of pension contributions from his previous employers, only 2 had any form of pension scheme. Pensions were not a subject that Darren had been concerned about after all, that’s a long way off, isn’t it? Continue reading »

Jun 132019
 
Retirement Dream

We can even run our business from here

Both in their early fifties, Rob and Sue joined our part-time business to provide themselves with some extra spending money. Rob was an engineer and Sue was a physiotherapist working in the NHS. Although Rob could get overtime, it was always at weekends which meant they couldn’t enjoy their passion for getting away in their motorhome.

Initially they wanted to earn an extra £200 to £300 a month, ideally by working just a few spare evenings. Continue reading »