A pension is a long-term investment. Its value can go down as well as up and could be worth less than was paid in. Laws and tax rules may change in the future. Your own circumstances and where you live in the UK will also have an impact on tax treatment.
Explore our pension guides
There’s a lot to think about when it comes to retirement. Whether you want to stop working completely or reduce your hours in later life, a pension plan can help you fund the kind of lifestyle you want.
Our pension guides and tools can help you understand how pensions work, how to take your money when you reach retirement age and more. We’ve also got handy tools like our pension calculator that can help you see how much money you might have in future.
Pension starter guides
If you're new to pensions or just want to brush up on the basics, these guides can help get you started with the three types of pension plan most people have.
Tax and pensions
Read our guides to understand how tax works with pensions, including handy tips on reducing the amount of tax you might have to pay.
Is your pension on track?
Pensions are a great way to save for life in retirement, but how do you know if you’re saving enough and what can you do if you feel you’re not? Our guides below can help.
How much should I save?
This guide has important things to think about when working out how much money to save for retirement. Get started here.
Pension top ups
If you feel your retirement savings aren't on track, you can top up your pension plan to give it a boost. You can learn more and make a top up here.
Pension types and other things to think about
Learn more about the different types of plans you might want to consider. There are also a few important things you can think about, whatever type you choose.