UK life expectancy vs. UK 10 year government bond yields

UK life expectancy vs. UK 10 year government bond yields

Source: UK life expectancy: ONS, 09 September 2015. 10-year Government bond yields: Thomson Reuters DataStream, 09 September 2015.

  • With central banks still reluctant to raise rates, the income challenge for retirees continues
  • Life expectancy has risen significantly over the past three decades, yet yields from traditional asset classes remain at rock-bottom

Question for your clients

  • How can moving beyond traditional bonds help you fund your lifestyle throughout retirement?

To help start the conversation:

CARS ref: RSM-1998