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Pensions

Information and advice to help you plan for retirement and better understand pensions and annuities.

Pensions and annuities

  • State Pension

    State Pension gives you a regular income once you reach State Pension age. Find out more.
  • Tracing old pensions

    If you have had more than one job you may have multiple pensions. Find out how to track down lost pensions.
  • Pension Credit

    Almost half of all pensioners are entitled to Pension Credit, yet around a third of those eligible are not claiming it.
  • Pension scams

    If you're considering claiming your full pension early, it's important to ensure you don't expose your savings to scammers.
  • Annuities

    You only get one chance to buy an annuity, so it's vital to get it right. Follow our advice.

Retirement planning

Thinking ahead

Our infographic shows you what you need to think about, whether you're 10 years from retiring or just 6 months.

Pension changes

  • Pension freedoms

    Some people over 55 now have greater freedom in how they can access their pension pots. Read our guide before rushing into a decision.
  • New State Pension explained

    A new single-tier, flat-rate State Pension is being introduced which will affect people reaching State Pension age from 6 April 2016 onwards. Find out more.
  • Changes to State Pension age

    The State Pension age is increasing for men and women depending on when they were born. Find out who is affected.

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Highlights

Pension freedoms

Some people over 55 now have greater freedom in how they can access their pension pots. Read our guide before rushing into a decision.

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