We are looking for people aged 55-70 to take part in an interesting research about pensions.
You will be required to 2 depth interviews (either in home or in the client offices in Greenwich) and complete some video diaries.
In home or in Greenwich
TBA – The research will be carried out over a 3 month period
£150.00 once all stages have been completed.
Please answer the questions below.
If you are retired, what did you do for a living when you were working?
Highest level of education achieved:
Occupation of chief income earner in the household:
Who do you live with in your household?
Which of the following statements best describes your role in decisions about pensions?
I am sole decision maker
I discuss things with my partner but I make the final decision
I make decisions jointly with my partner
I discuss things with my partner but my partner makes the final decision
I leave it all up to someone else
Manage your own money
Manage household finances
Pay household bills
Are you or were you ever enrolled in?
A Final Salary Pension
Defined Contribution Pension
Which type of pension is your main pension? (This can be a pension that you are paying in to currently or one that you have paid in to in the past but are no longer paying in to)
Pension based on your salary, often called a Final Salary Pension
Pension scheme set up by your employer that is NOT based on your salary but on how much you have in your pension fund.
Defined Contribution pension
Other – Please Specify
Which proportion of your income for retirement do you expect to receive from your pension fund?
More than 60%
Less than 60%
Do you have an AVC – additional voluntary contributions? Yes/No?
Which financial provider is your main pension invested with?
Does your pension fund in total add up to?
More than £60k
Less than 360k
How many properties do you own in total, either in UK or abroad?
Thinking about your current property, which of the following describes your intentions?
I am using the house I live in and not as means to help fund my retirement
I want to leave the house to my estate/dependants and do not intend to sell or downsize
I think we may downsize/sell our current property and use the proceeds to help fund retirement
None of the above
When do you intend to start drawing funds from your pension pot?
Please forward this on to anyone you know who may be interested.
Unfortunately, it is impossible to reply to all emails or phone messages. We receive lots of responses to researches that are emailed out. You will be contacted by phone if your application is successful. However, we apologise if you do not hear from us, but please keep trying for future projects that are sent out.