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There are many things to consider as you approach retirement. It's good to start by reviewing your finances to ensure your future income will allow you to enjoy the lifestyle you want.

You should also consider how you’ll stay active and social after you leave work. Age Cymru can help you prepare and support you through the retirement process.

Getting your finances in order

  • Claiming your State Pension

    You won’t normally receive your State Pension automatically. Find out how to make a claim.
  • Using your pension pot

    If you’ve saved into a pension scheme during your working life, you'll need to decide how you'll use your pot.
  • Tracing old pensions

    If you have had more than one job you may have multiple pensions. Find out how to track down lost pensions.
  • Dealing with your debts

    Planning to get rid of debt is an important part of pre-retirement planning.
  • Boost your retirement income

    The cash doesn't have to stop just because you've finished working. How you could make your money go further.

Planning for retirement

Financial journalist and presenter of BBC Radio 4's Moneybox, Paul Lewis, explains why it's important to plan for retirement.

Get more advice from Paul Lewis

What extra money are you entitled to?

On average, our benefits calculator identifies an extra £250 per month for each person. How much money could you claim?

For more information call Age Cymru Advice on 08000 223 444

Sir Naim Dangoor

We are grateful for the generous support of the late Sir Naim Dangoor, CBE, and the Exilarch's Foundation.

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