Investor Views: "I Use Investment Trusts to Invest in Property"

Private investor Peter Shelton is hoping his mix of equity and property investments will provide for his retirement

Emma Simon 15 March, 2018 | 9:14AM

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Retirement is not the cliff-edge it once was, where people worked full-time for 40 years, then stopped working altogether, overnight.

Peter Shelton, aged 70, describes himself as partially retired. Like an increasing number of pensioners, Shelton does a few days consultancy work a month which he says helps “keep the little grey cells working”.

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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