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Pensions crisis forces thousands more to work ‘till they drop

If you think pensions are boring, how exciting do you think poverty in old age will be? That’s what I used to say to cynics who questioned the value of building a retirement fund. Or, if they’d heard that one before, I would point out that any fool can opt out of saving but it’s [...]
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