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Thinking about money in later life


Free financial planning information leaflet to mind the financial pitfalls in later life


Many organisations produce literature on managing finances and debt problems, but very few relate it specifically to older people. The need is there: a third of all retired older people are living on an income related benefit and 30 per cent of the over 60s have no savings whatsoever.   

So a brand new information leaflet called Thinking About Money is timely. It provides practical and impartial information to enable people of 50 plus to assess their present financial situation and prepare a balanced personal and household budget. 

Thinking About Money is available from all Help the Aged  high street shops or by sending a SAE to the Information Department, (Thinking About Money), Help the Aged, 207-221 Pentonville Road, London N1 9UZ or by downloading the leaflet free from


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