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.

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 way to save money for your ideal lifestyle after retirement, but how do you know if you’re able to afford it? These guides 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.