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Are you financially ready for the next stage of your life?

Answer 8 simple questions to see how you compare to the nation.

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No matter where you are in your life, there are steps we could all be taking to prepare for the next stage - but how much of the British public are actually ready? We've surveyed the nation to find out how ready they are for various life stages and how much they know about savings and timescales for the future. Are you ready to find out how you compare?

Are you financially ready for the next stage of your life?

Let's start with a bit about you...

Select your answer Yes No I don't have a pension pot
Select your answer Yes No

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Are you financially ready for the next stage of your life?

Male - £4,500   Female £3,500

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Male - 45%   Female - 47%

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Male - 21%   Female - 29%

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Male - 40%   Female - 37%

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Male - 25%   Female - 17%

Are you financially ready for the next stage of your life?

Overall you are

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financially ready for the next stage of your life

How do you compare to your age group?

How much do you have in savings?

Result 1
  • None
  • £1 - £1000
  • £1,001 - £2,500
  • £2,501 - £5,000
  • £5,001 - £7,500
  • £7,501 - £10,000
  • £10,001 - £15,000
  • £15,001 - £20,000
  • £20,001 +

What are you most likely to save for?

Result 2
  • House
  • Car
  • Travel
  • Child's future
  • Wedding
  • Holidays
  • House renovation
  • Having a baby
  • University
  • Special event
  • Retirement
  • Other

How much do you think you should have in your pension pot when you retire?

Result 3
  • £0 - £50,000
  • £50,001 - £100,000
  • £100,001 - £150,000
  • £150,001 - £200,000
  • £200,001 - £250,000
  • £250,001 - £300,000
  • £300,001 - £350,000
  • £350,001 - £400,000
  • £400,001 - £500,000
  • £500,001 +

Do you know the current value of your pension?

Result 4
  • Yes
  • No
  • I don't have a pension pot

Do you have life insurance?

Result 5
  • Yes
  • No but I plan to
  • No and I don't plan to

Have you written your will and testament?

Result 6
  • Yes
  • No

Have you planned for your online assets after you pass away?

Result 7
  • Yes, for some/all of them
  • No, not for any of them
  • No, I don't have any

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Based on 1000 members of the British public surveyed from 26/01/18 to 02/02/18.