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.
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.
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.
Power of attorney for your finances: what you need to know
Plan ahead for your financial security with a power of attorney. Discover what a power of attorney is, why set one up for your finances and how to set one up.
How much money will I need in retirement?
There are a lot of things to consider before you'll be able to answer this question.
How do I know if I’ve got enough money to retire early?
This is the million dollar question and to some extent depends on what you want to do in retirement.
What age can I retire?
Many people still believe that they have to retire at a date set by someone else.