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Our experts are here to help answer your most commonly asked question around pensions, life insurance and investments.

  • It’s not easy to think about, but if something were to happen to you, having a plan in place could be the difference between your family maintaining their lifestyle and paying off the mortgage, or losing their home. Our experts answer your key insurance questions.

    What is life insurance?

    What is critical illness cover?

    How do I claim on a life or critical illness insurance policy?

    How long do I need life insurance for?

    How much does life insurance cost?

    Will my insurance claim be paid

    Can a claim be made on a life insurance policy due to covid-19?

    How will my family be looked after financially if I get ill and stop working, or die?

    I can't afford my insurance premiums. Can you help?

    Do I need life or critical illness insurance to get a mortgage?

  • Helping you understand how your pension is invested. Our experts help answer your investment questions. From the impact of financial volatility to how you can invest your pension responsibly. Watch now to find out more.

    What is Biodiversity?

    What is stock market volatility?

    What is Environmental impact investing?

    Should I move my pension/investments into a lower risk fund?

    I'm worried about my investment value falling. What should I do?

What have I got?

The first step in planning for retirement is to know exactly what sort of pension you’ve got and what it’s likely to give you at retirement.

How do I start a pension?

What is a pension and how much do I have to earn to start saving? 

What's the difference between the state pension and a private pension?

Do I need a Financial Adviser?

When should I start saving into a pension?

What is the lifetime allowance?

How does a workplace pension work?

What is re-enrolment?

When should I start preparing my pension plan?

What is the gender pension gap?

What is salary exchange?

How do I find out how much is in my pension?

Am I on track?

If you’re already saving for your future, that’s great. But are you on track for the retirement you want?

Will my pension be enough for retirement?

Is my pension on track? Is it enough?

Should I continue paying my pension during uncertainty?

What is tax relief?

Does my working pattern affect my pension?

Can I access my pension early to help pay my bills?

How much should I save for retirement?

How safe is my pension?

What happens to my pension during a recession?

Should I postpone my retirement to give my pension and investments a chance to recover?

What happens to the money left in my pension pot when I die?

Can I reduce my pension payments?

What do I need to do next?

Regardless of where you are on your retirement savings journey, it’s always worth thinking about whether there’s any action you need to take.

My retirement's on track, what should I do next?

6 tips to make the most of your pension

What happens to my pension during a divorce?

Pension v Lifetime ISA v ISA

What happens to my workplace pension if I move abroad?

How can I spot a pension scam?

Can I combine my pensions?

When should I take my pension benefits?

What happens to my workplace pension if I've been made redundant?


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