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Why we are almost better off retired than working
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:40 am 
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Pensioners are better off than ever as they have been cushioned through the recession, according to a report published yesterday.

The average disposable income of retired households has increased by £1,800 since the financial crisis struck in 2008, while working-age families are £800 worse off.

Experts said the figures show how the economic downturn has been felt very differently across the generations, with retired baby boomers largely shielded from austerity. Read more


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