I'm nearing retirement

It’s good to plan for your future. Whether you’re years from retirement, nearing retirement or about to retire, it’s important to have all the information available to make the right decisions.

Watch our Pension Basics films

When planning for your future, it’s important to take control of your pension pot. From combining your pensions to whether you need a financial adviser, our films can help.

What is tax relief

Tax relief is just one of the benefits of a pension. In this video, we explain how tax relief works and what it could mean for you.

When can I access the money in my pension pot?

When planning for your future, it's important to know when you can access the money in your pension pot.

How can I find out how much my pension is worth?

Knowing what your pension is worth is useful when planning for retirement. In this video, we explain how you can access this information.

What do I need to do to retire early?

If you want to retire early you'll need to think about the lifestyle you want in retirement. Our video aims to help identify the key decisions you'll need to make if you are looking for an early retirement.

If I carry on working, how does this affect my pension?

Taking your pension doesn't mean you need to retire. If you want to continue working you can but there are some important things to consider.

Can I combine my pension pots together?

Combining your pension pots can make managing your pension much easier, but you may lose access to certain benefits if you do so. Watch our film to find out more.

Do I need a financial adviser?

Financial Advisers can really help you make the most of your money and a plan for your future. We also look at some of the other options available.

How do I trace a lost pension?

It's very common to lose track of your pension. This video explains how you can find details of a lost pension.

How can I spot a pension scam?

Unfortunately pension scams are on the rise. Our film helps you understand what they are and how you can spot them.

Should I pay more into my pension?

If you only save the minimum into your pension it could mean less money to enjoy in retirement. Increasing your payments by only a small amount could make a big difference.

Am I making the most of my company pension?

Are you making the most of your company pension? Are your saving habits changing with your circumstances?

What is re-enrolment?

Find out what re-enrolment is, who is eligible and how often it happens

What is the State Pension?

What is the State Pension? How much money will you receive? How often will you receive it and when do you start receiving it? Our Pension Basics film can help.

Why does my pension rise or fall in value?

Pensions can rise and fall in value and it's important you understand why.

What happens to my pension if I move abroad?

Your pension is yours no matter where in the world you move too but it can be treated differently.

What happens to my pension during a divorce?

When going through a divorce or dissolution, pension savings can be forgotten about, but by law they need to be taken into account. Watch our film to find out more.

I work part time, how does this affect my pension?

If you work part time your pension won’t be treated any differently to someone who works full time doing the same job. Watch our film to find out more.