Eight financial mistakes to avoid in your 40s

Okay, it’s time to get serious. This decade is about setting you up for the latter half of your life

Time to get serious: if you’re in your 40s, you won’t be getting your State pension until you’re 68 – that’s three years later than your parents

Time to get serious: if you’re in your 40s, you won’t be getting your State pension until you’re 68 – that’s three years later than your parents

This is one of the articles from the Lifetime Finance Advice series by our personal finance writer Fiona Reddan. These articles provide key financial tips for every decade of your life. The full series of articles is available here.

Where did the time go? One minute you’re feeling forever young, the next you’re half-way to retirement.

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