The recent performance of UK shares may dissuade some investors from buying FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 stocks. However, British shares continue to offer long-term growth potential that could make a real impact on your retirement plans.
As such, now could be the right time to avoid the rising gold price and purchase a range of stocks. At age 50, you are likely to have sufficient time for them to recover after the recent stock market crash.
Investing in UK shares at age 50
Investing money in UK shares at age 50 may seem like a risky move. After all, retirement is likely to be 15-20 years away. For individuals who have no retirement savings, or who are concerned about their retirement prospects, buying gold may seem to be a better idea than purchasing