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Informed Choice Radio Personal Finance Podcast

Mar 22, 2016

In this special episode of the Informed Choice Podcast, Martin chats to Alistair McQueen about Aviva’s Voice of New Retirement Report.

The Voice of New Retirement

In this interview, Martin asks Alistair about the background to the report and why it was commissioned.

They talk about Aviva’s Happiness Index; what does it measure and how do happiness levels change in retirement? 

New retirees increasingly feel more in control of their lives. What does vision have to do with this and what role can planning play in putting you in control in retirement?

According to the report, retirees are generally quite content with their health in later life. But what are the three big health fears people have in retirement?

Martin and Alistair also talk about leisure time in retirement; it’s not all about reading books, gardening and walking holidays. Aviva found there is a real appetite for adventure in retirement too.

Martin and Informed Choice

Martin Bamford is a Chartered Financial Planner, Chartered Wealth Manager and SOLLA Accredited Later Life Adviser. As Managing Director of Informed Choice, the award-winning firm of Chartered Financial Planners in Surrey, he is responsible for nearly £200m of client assets.

Martin is the author of several bestselling personal finance books and produced his first feature-length documentary in 2014, about the post-war Baby Boomer generation in retirement.

“Bamford excels at making even the dullest topics interesting” – Pensions Management

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