Help articles and guides
Our articles, guides and videos can help you learn more about saving in a pension and retirement planning.
How divorce can affect pension and retirement plans
Find out how divorce can affect your pension and retirement plans and what options are available to you.
What you may have heard about Pensions
After wide ranging changes introduced in April 2015, from age 55 onwards, you can now access your pension in more ways than ever before.
Some employers already provide a company pension scheme as part of their employment package to help employees save for their retirement.
What are Individual Pensions?
There are three main types of individual pensions - personal pensions, stakeholder pensions and self-invested personal pensions.
Additional Voluntary Contributions Overview
An Additional Voluntary Contributions plan is set up by an employer for employees to make further contributions to potentially build up additional benefits.
Benefits of topping up your individual pension
As you fund an individual pension yourself, the more you pay in, the more potential there is for you to achieve the retirement you want.
Why it could pay to top up your workplace pension
If you are a member of your workplace pension scheme your employer would normally, at least, match your contributions.
What could you be entitled to in retirement?
Make sure you’re not missing out on extra retirement benefits.
What happens when I near retirement?
It's a good idea to keep an eye on your pension savings as well as your finances, to see if you are on track to receive the income you'd like in retirement.
of people surveyed in our Class of 2017 research are planning to work past their State Pension age.
Annuity tips before you buy
An annuity is a way to ensure you get a guaranteed income in retirement.
Ways to pass your pension on
The way that you decide to take your pension will affect what will happen to it when you are no longer here.
Tax information and allowances
Government tax rules and regulations that may affect you if you are saving, investing or have a pension plan.
What's on your Retirement Life List?
Try our fun Life List Tool to get ideas and inspiration for your retirement planning.
Pensions and living longer
Now that people are living longer in retirement, how does that impact your pension?
How do you imagine your future?
Watch our new film and feel inspired by the possibilities that retirement could bring.
What the recently retired would do differently if they had their time again
Learn from those that have retired before you.