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Christine Foyster

Head of Wealth Development, HSBC

Previously Head of Wealth Management at Friends Provident, Christine joined HSBC in 2008. Currently, Head of Wealth Development, she has responsibility for the promotion of investment, pension and protection products across all three of the HSBC brands.

She has spent over 20 years in the financial services industry, across a range of marketing functions, all designed to help people create wealth and then protect it and their families. Christine’s current role involves ensuring that HSBC’s customers have access to all the information they need to make informed decisions, and that HSBC’s financial advisers have the tools to ensure customers have the right wealth strategies in place for that stage of their life.

Increased Living Expenses and Longer Life Expectancy Mean Workers Are Reassessing Their Plans for Later Life - But What Does It Mean for Those Already in Retirement?

Our latest report on global retirement trends, Life After Work?, which surveyed over 16,000 people, found that many retirees in Britain have regrets about their retirement planning. It revealed that almost two-fifths of UK retirees did not prepare adequately or at all for a comfortable retirement, leaving many having to make sacrifices in later life.
18/10/2013 10:49 BST

Retirement Planning Seems a Distant Worry When your Children are Using Bicycle Stabilisers, but how can we Ensure the Wheels Don’t Come off When TheyâÃÂ

All of this, unfortunately, suggests we're a nation of wishful thinkers: when it comes to our children our hearts are in the right place, but too often our money is not. Britain may be feeling the strain post-recession, but it's an all-too-common misconception that you need to be rich to have a financial plan.
25/10/2011 23:59 BST