Christine Foyster
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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.

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We're Happy Living Off the Fortunes of Our Predecessors But What Legacy Are We Leaving for the Next Generation?

(0) Comments | Posted 18 December 2013 | (10:06)

We are all well aware that entering a financially secure retirement is becoming more and more difficult. Increased life expectancy and the impact of a global and domestic recession have taken their toll on our finances, while an increasing state retirement age means we are expected to work for longer....

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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?

(0) Comments | Posted 17 October 2013 | (08:56)

Now, more than ever, we need to consider how our financial decisions will impact us in later life. As the national retirement age moves back, and the cost of living gets higher, planning for the future is key. Those still working can take decisions now to help them prepare better,...

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As Life Expectancy Increases and Our Ideal Retirement Is Harder to Pay for, Will Britons Ever Retire?

(0) Comments | Posted 18 September 2013 | (09:15)

We live in a time where better healthcare and living standards mean people are living longer. Though this trend of increasing life expectancy is not a surprise, its impact means that the traditional image of retirement is fading fast.

Our latest global report, based on responses from 16,000 people in...

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Tough Financial Times Call for Extreme Measures, but How Does Gender Affect the Way We Cope?

(0) Comments | Posted 22 August 2013 | (00:00)

We are finally seeing some glimmer of hope regarding the UK economy. Any positive news following several years of gloom is welcome; over the past six years most of the British public have had to cope with some degree of financial difficulty. Whether this is down to the general economic...

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The Perils of Savings Gaps and Their Impact on Retirement

(0) Comments | Posted 20 February 2013 | (08:36)

At some point in our lives, most people will experience a period of financial constraint brought about by an unexpected, or unplanned for, event. Whether this prompts some small-scale cutting-back on luxuries or a total overhaul of the way we live, losing a job, having a family or witnessing a...

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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 They're Older?

(1) Comments | Posted 26 October 2011 | (00:00)

Having a family to provide for is one of the biggest milestones in a person's life, so of course it makes sense that having children leads people to take out financial protection - or does it? New research out today suggests the opposite: in many cases parents are actually less...

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