Apr 192016
 

Interesting article from the BBC News web site entitled “Middle age begins at 55 years”.

How young they look

This got me thinking – given that the pension prospects for most people are less than ideal, what are people going to do to enjoy their prolonged life?

It’s not going to come as much of a surprise if I suggest that they should be looking towards a home based business to help answer that question. However, I don’t think people should wait until their retirement age, indeed, I don’t think they should wait until their middle age. Personally, I would suggest starting a home based business today would be better, no matter what age.

Find-out-moreWith the right business, anyone could create a lifetime income stream which, given effort and time, could mean never having to worry about finances again. There are good businesses out there.

I know one!

You may like to read the article for yourself:

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Apr 192016
 

I recently came across a rare piece of good news in the business press – average UK incomes are likely to rise this year.

However, reading on from the headlines – the article also states that average incomes will only rise by about 0.2% to 0.5%.

Will you have more?

That’s a rise of £2 to £5 for every £1000 earned – for someone on the average income in the UK it means an annual rise of about nothing to not much more!!  And that’s before taxes, national insurance etc!

The reality for most people, whatever the percentages are, is they will not see any real benefit even if their salary does rise slightly.
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