Why saving for Christmas and saving for retirement are similar

Gareth Davies, 02 December 2015

Gareth Davies, Head of Research & Engagement, shares his thoughts with REBA on the similarities between saving for retirement and saving for Christmas.

The REBA article can be accessed here.

So if we struggle to think long-term (where retirement could be 50 years away for some people), perhaps it’s time to bring pensions back to the present. Perhaps we need to set easier targets, make information a bit more bite-size and relevant and give people easy milestones to hit.

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Gareth Davies Head of Research and Engagement

Gareth Davies

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