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The Good Retirement Guide 2013, 27th Edition by Frances Kay

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Chapter Two

Money in general

Money can’t buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery. SPIKE MILLIGAN

Retirement is the reward for a hard-working life – you’ve worked for years, saved for your pension, perhaps you’ve managed to pay off your mortgage; now is the chance to take it easy and spend time doing the things you enjoy most. Maybe this is when life really begins? But while you may be ceasing work, you should not allow your money to retire as well. It is important that it continues to work hard for you, so that you’ve got the financial flexibility you need. There are many money-related decisions to be made when you retire: get them right and your income could increase year by year. If mistakes are made, or you ...

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