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Compared with previous generations, people retiring today can and do afford themselves more luxuries. In Britain, there are nearly two million people over the age of 60 with £1m in total wealth, including their property.

The image of a pensioner struggling to pay the heating bill may be a stereotype that’s hard to shift, but on average, the over-65s in the UK are now spending more than ever on restaurants, travel and entertainment.

Indeed, new pensioners are [...]

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