Evaluating auto enrolment contributions

Evaluating auto enrolment contributions

Appreciating the importance of saving for our later years is absolutely nothing new.  A quick look at the literature of centuries gone by easily shows how long people have valued what we would now call retirement savings.  What has changed, drastically, is how long we are likely to have to live off those retirement savings.  So, arguably, it could fairly be said that even though we now have the state pension, it has never been more important to have independent, private savings for retirement.

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Auto Enrolment “We’re All In”

Auto Enrolment “We’re All In”

If nothing else, the slew of TV adverts which accompanied the introduction of auto enrolment will hopefully have raised awareness of the importance of making preparations for old age and of the fact that it’s never too early to start thinking about your future.  Even though auto enrolment is now in full swing, its potential importance is high enough that it can be worth recapping what it means in practice.

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