"Only one of my previous jobs had a work-based pension scheme, which I paid into for 7 years. As far as saving for pensions in general is concerned, I've never earned enough to do more than keep a roof over my head and food on the…"
"Thanks for the friend request Barry. Yes, the S.O.P.H.I.E. campaign is important to me, and I think it's a good thing for older people to become aware of it. I am in awe at the lady who set up the Sophie Foundation... Sylvia…"
"Yes... only 49, but after 3 marriages and divorces and raising my kids against the odds (and single-handed for the last 4 years) I do feel worn out some days and older than my years. People say, "Ohh you don't look your age", which is…"
"I too was wondering how old is "old"? I'm 49, but sometimes feel younger and sometimes feel a lot older. I am concerned with how I'm going to survive the next few decades, which is why I desided to sign up."
I thought I'd send you a quick message to draw your attention to a new topic I've just posted about community resources as I think you'd have some good thoughts to share on the topic!
I'm looking to encourage us all to discuss local resources and community events, and as quite an active member of the site I was wonderng if there any local projects in your area you'd like to tell people about? You can see my post and reply to it here.
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