How are your retirement plans coming along? Hopefully you’re well on track to lead a financially comfortable retirement. A recent Global Retirement Index has highlighted that the UK trails behind a plethora of global counterparts in terms of retirement security9.

The Index assembles data from a variety of sources to produce a comparable score across countries. The UK ranks at 17th place overall, out of the 44 nations featured. The UK recorded a low score in the ‘assessment of finances in retirement’ category, languishing 34th in the rankings. New Zealand, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Ireland dominated top spots in the overall rankings.

9Natixis, 2019

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