Have confidence by planning ahead

Deciding how and when to retire is one of the biggest life decisions and transitions we make. Whatever the plan, when it comes to making the decision to retire, most people find it understandably daunting.

This year, we wanted to paint a more detailed picture of how retirement is evolving, drawing on real life experiences through one of our biggest studies ever.

Remember that if you take advice on your retirement it may involve investing; the value of investments may go down as well as up and you may get back less that you put in.

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37% of retirees have accelerated their plans due to Covid-19

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66% of adults retiring this year risk running out of money

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A 2021 retiree plans to spend on average £21,000 a year in retirement

Download the report to find out:

  • What it means to retire in 2021 and how the pandemic has changed people’s plans
  • How much have people saved and is it enough?
  • How to know if you’re financially and emotionally ready
  • When to ask for help
  • Words of wisdom from 2020 retirees


Download the Class of 2021 report

Inspired by these stories?

If you'd like help with your retirement plan - our team can help. Retirement Advice from Standard Life Aberdeen combines the benefits of traditional face to face advice with the convenience of digital. It's designed to be a lower cost way to get advice on your retirement.

Get started with a free retirement income report - just answer a few simple questions then if you want to talk about your prospects, you can book a free no obligation call with one of our retirement experts.

Retirement Advice is an advice service provided by Standard Life Client Management, part of Standard Life Aberdeen plc.

Find out your retirement income

  • Answer a few simple questions online
  • Get an idea of your retirement income
  • Find out when you could retire
  • Speak to an adviser when you’re ready

Find out your retirement income

  • Answer a few simple questions online
  • Get an idea of your retirement income
  • Find out when you could retire
  • Speak to an adviser when you’re ready

Talk to a retirement expert

  • Free no obligation consultation by phone
  • Talk through your retirement questions
  • Discover how our expert advice could help you

Talk to a retirement expert

  • Free no obligation consultation by phone
  • Talk through your retirement questions
  • Discover how our expert advice could help you