How much cash would you need to quit work?

Moneywise asks five 40-something wage earners what sum they have in mind that would enable them to leave their jobs and retire in comfort.

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Almost two-thirds of workers run out of cash before pay day

Friday, 11 May 2018 | News

Workers in the UK are feeling the pinch as the twin strains of stagnant wages and rising costs of living make a severe dent in their bank balances.

HMRC crackdown on firms that 'short-change' lowest paid workers

Thursday, 10 May 2018 | News

In 2017 to 2018, £15.6 million in pay was refunded to more than 200,000 of the UK’s lowest paid workers by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

A 2018 pay rise is in the cards for almost half of Moneywise users

Friday, 27 April 2018 | News

Almost half (44%) of Moneywise.co.uk readers have received a pay rise this year or are expecting to get one later in the year.

Working families struggle to put food on the table

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

A third of working families on low incomes are regularly skipping meals to save cash, while almost half have gone into arrears on household bills.

Over 55s look to ‘gig economy’ to ease into retirement

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 | News

People aged 55 and over are increasingly turning to the ‘gig economy’ in order to help fund the cost of their retirement.

How to get a pay rise in 2018

Thursday, 25 January 2018 | Blog | By Rob Moore

I’ve employed hundreds of people and have seen many great and many awful pitches for a pay rise.

Rise in robots taking jobs a concern for two in five Moneywise users

Friday, 19 January 2018 | News

A rise in automated jobs replacing those traditionally carried out by humans is a concern for 43% of Moneywise users.

Rising inflation leaves workers with 10% pay cut

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | News

The effect of rising inflation means workers earned less in real terms in 2017 than they did 10 years earlier.

Automated jobs could rise if minimum wage continues to increase

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | News

Increases to the minimum wage could result in more jobs becoming automated, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

Top bosses earn more than average annual wage by 4 January 2018

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | News

In just three working days, the typical FTSE 100 chief executive has earned more than the average annual salary of a full-time worker.