Tag Archives: cost of living

Older people’s standard of living set to fall

Older people’s standard of living set to fall

Older people are facing a further crunch on their already stretched incomes over coming years as inflation starts to rise and income levels come under pressure.  We all know that the pound has come un ...
Comparing costs over the last 90 years

Comparing costs over the last 90 years

When the Queen was born in 1926 the bank interest rate was 5% and there were only 500,000 mortgages held compared with 11.1m today.  Things have changed a lot but to put it into context the value of £ ...