Investor Views: "I Have 10 Years to Maximise my Pension"

Private investor Jeremy Pagett is hoping a twin track approach of risky shares and safer funds will boost his retirement savings

Emma Simon 29 December, 2017 | 10:07AM
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Jeremy Pagett is looking to maximise the value of his investment portfolio over the next 10 years in order to secure the best possible retirement. 

He says: “I’m currently in my mid-50s. Initially I was hoping to retire at 60 but realise this isn’t now realistic. I’m hoping that by focusing on my investments I can stop work for good by the time I’m 65.” 

Pagett works as an IT consultant, working on a contract basis. He has worked for a number of financial companies in the past and this helped ignite his interest in investing.

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for