Monthly Archives: October 2018

The “precariousness” of older workers

19/10/2018 Judith Davey The dictionary definition of precariousness is uncertainty, instability, insecurity, dependence on circumstances beyond one’s control. But the term – often with the synonym “precarity” has been used recently to apply in the labour market. Precarity refers to … Continue reading

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The Retirement Income ‘Eco-system’ 2. Decumulation/Self-Funding

Judith Davey 5/10/2018 It has always been possible for people to contribute to their retirement incomes from their own resources – from earnings, savings and investments and by running down these assets – a process known as decumulation – assuming … Continue reading

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