Asking the right questions today can help make planning for the future, protecting your finances and managing investments easier. We’re taking on your future together, so whatever your questions we can help with expert answers, tools and guidance.
Our Retirement Expert shares some top tips to help you make the most of your pension and save for the future you want.
There are a number of differences between the State Pension and a private pension, including when you can get it and how much you'll get. Our Retirement Expert Alison explains more in our short film.
Knowing what your pension is worth is useful when planning for retirement. In this video, we explain how you can access this information.
We’re here to help you achieve your retirement goals and have lots of useful content to support you no matter where you are on your retirement journey.
Get to grips with the basics from budgeting and savings to how your workplace pension works and when you can take your money.
Most of us end up with several pensions over our lifetime. Could combining them make life simpler?
We don’t like to think about being seriously ill, but it’s reassuring to know there are steps you can take to protect your family’s financial security if something did happen.
When exploring how long you need life insurance for it is worth looking at the different types of life insurance . This can help you see what factors you should consider when deciding on the length of cover you need.
Explore how critical illness cover works and the benefits it could have for you and your family.
When it comes to claims, we go beyond the financial pay out. Read the real life stories of some of our customers we’ve helped when they needed us most.Read their stories (PDF, 2MB)
We’ve put sustainability at the heart of our investment approach with a bold target to halve the carbon footprint of all our investments by 2030 on our path to ‘net zero’ by 2050. Our Investments Specialist Maria explains more.
We know that seeing fluctuations in your investment value can be worrying, so it’s important you know what to do if you’re concerned. Our video will explain more.
Investments specialist Lauren Peacock discusses 'What is ethical investing?' and what action Scottish Widows is taking to ensure the companies we invest in meet our ethical criteria.
Pensions have the power to help build a more sustainable future as well as growing people’s savings.
It’s quite normal for the value of your pension to go up and down over the short term.
Try our practical tools to help you put your plan in place
See what your pension can mean in pounds and pence. Our calculators can help you explore your pension options and show how a small increase now could make a big difference to your retirement.
Are you a mindful planner or a savvy saver?
Take 2 minutes to find out your pension personality and get tailored next steps to retirement.
We have a dedicated programme of campaigns aimed at raising awareness on key issues that impact us all and our ability to plan financially for our long term future. These range from helping to build a more sustainable future to taking on the gender pension gap.
We have a suite of TV adverts, each one showing our Scottish Widow alongside one of our customers who is asking an important question.
The way we invest on behalf of our customers can have a significant role to play in building a sustainable future worth living in.
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