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Older women are marrying for money. Frankly, who can blame them?

The Daily Mail calls them "pension-pot gold diggers." But shouldn't we be concerned that women in their 50s are forced to rely on their partners' pensions?

By Faith Eckersall  

Women are choosing to marry, rather than co-habit, due to financial concerns.

For richer for poorer, in sickness and… who cares? If a survey published this week is anything to go by, it’s the richer bit that is increasingly beginning to concern women who decide to marry or re-marry later in life.

According to the Daily Mail these women are the “pension pot gold-diggers,” the nearly 25 per cent of midlife females who admitted to pollsters Opinium that money was a key reason in their decision to tie the knot, rather than…

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