Will my husband be able to keep me in Retirement!!

Research out today shows that only 35% of women have their own savings that could provide them with their main source of income in retirement, and a staggering 28% of women admitted that they are relying on their partner pension benefits entirely!

To add to this worrying statistic, 34% of the women who planned on relying on the hubbie didn’t even know the details of their partner’s pension.

Research out today shows that only 35% of women have their own savings that could provide them with their main source of income in retirement, and a staggering 28% of women admitted that they are relying on their partner pension benefits entirely!

To add to this worrying statistic, 34% of the women who planned on relying on the hubbie didn’t even know the details of their partner’s pension.

This strategy strikes as somewhat dangerous in my opinion, just checking figures from the Association of British Insurers shows that only 39% of annuities were set up on a joint life basis, so almost two third of those set up will effectively die when the policyholder passes away which could leave some women facing a bleak retirement.

The survey for Prudential questioned 1,172 people aged over 40 living with a partner during

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