Can you afford the cost of living longer?

By making the lifestyle choice to live in France you will want to make the most of what Southern Europe has to offer by enjoying the beautiful scenery and climate for as long as you possibly can.

That may be much longer than you think. According to UK government statistics, life expectancy is the highest it has ever been. Today, Britons aged 65 can expect to live for a further twenty years on average – around five years longer than those at the same age in 1989. By 2039, this is projected to go up another five years.

Not only are people living longer, they are enjoying a lifestyle that is much more active – and arguably more expensive – than the generations before them.

With more people living into their 90s – a four-fold increase in men since 1982, and twice as many women – how can you make sure your money lasts as long as you do?

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