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Planning Ahead

Are you worried about what lies ahead, how you will manage your time and your finances? Will you be bored? How can you help yourself to make the most of your retirement with the money that you have available? The retirement planning process is an effective means of taking control of broader changes, as well as the personal ones in your life.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for anyone who is thinking about or planning their retirement.

Course content

The course will enable you to:

  • Take stock of aspects of your life, including financial matters
  • Take responsibility for your own health maintenance and improvement
  • Evaluate your current situation and the possibilities and probabilities of change.

During the course you will cover topics including:

  • What does the future mean to me?
  • Financial planning
  • Understanding occupational/company pensions
  • Moving abroad
  • Health and well-being
  • Relationships
  • Setting up your business
  • Travel and leisure
  • Benefits for over 50s and 60s

  • Additional information

    Lunch is included in the fee for this two-day course. Delegates will be provided with a workbook and associated information.

    Course information & how to book

    This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

    Select the 'Pay & Enrol' button to book on to this course online. Please note: after registering you will be taken to the payment page where you will need to pay for your course.

    LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
    2 days 18/10/2016 Tue, Wed 9.30 am - 4.30 pm £375 Cauldwell Street A562S1 Course in progress
    2 days 24/01/2017 Tue, Wed 9.30 am - 4.30 pm £375 Cauldwell Street A562S2 Course in progress
    2 days 11/04/2017 Tue, Wed 9.30 am - 4.30 pm £375 Cauldwell Street A562S3 Course in progress
    2 days 11/04/2017 Tue, Wed 9.30 am - 4.30 pm £375 A562S3 Course in progress

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    Additional formats
    Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
    01234 291000 to order your copy.
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