Your Money: Make your nest egg work for you

Those facing into retirement need to be especially careful of how they make provision for the years ahead, writes Emma Kennedy, Personal Finance Correspondent.

11th March, 2012
Your Money: Make your nest egg work for you
The age at which you retire will affect the investment choices you make for your retirement lump sum. Photo: Getty

If you are nearing retirement, or have already retired, you face some of the most important investment decisions of your life.

Once you pass 50, you find yourself in new financial territory, and the requirement to prepare for your retirement is all the more pressing. In an ideal world, you are most likely earning the most you've earned at any point in your career, your mortgage is paid off and your children are beginning to...

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