Forget 40, life begins at 50 right? Halle Berry, Cindy Crawford, David Schwimmer and Patrick Dempsey are all 50 and they’re not looking bad for it.
And, by the time you reach this age, you’re due a treat. By now you’ve probably done your duty as a parent and packed off your little ones to explore the big bad world for themselves.
This is the perfect time to re-assess your finances, go through what you actually spend your money on, and see how much budget you can set aside for a treat now that the kids have flown the nest.
The data cards below show the cost of home improvements and holidays – which might well be top of your to-do list in your 50s.
You do also, of course, have to think about life beyond work as well. Many of us reach this age and realise that we’d like a bigger pension for our retirement and have to act to top up our pension pots.
Keep that in mind – but focus on the fun too. I bet Berry and Schwimmer are treating themselves to holidays this year…