There's Rarely a Reason to Lock in a Loss

Editor's Views: Recession fears mean many investors might want to take precautions, but that doesn't mean locking in a loss. And do you really want to work to age 75?

Holly Black 23 August, 2019 | 9:30AM

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Do you still want to be working when you’re 75 years old? Perhaps the more pertinent question is: will you be physically or mentally able to do so?

Pension Proposals

This week the Centre for Social Justice proposed a dramatic hike in the state pension age, which would see such later life working become the norm. At the current rate of increase, retirement age will reach 68 by 2039. The CSJ made the bold suggestion that the age should be raised to 75 by 2035.

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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