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Critical illness cover
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About Scottish Widows Bank
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Pensions and retirement can be confusing without knowing the basics.
Find out more about pensions and what they mean for your retirement.
A guide to Pensions
When can you take your pension?
Death and pensions
TAX AND PENSIONS
Helping you understand the tax on your pensions, savings or future income.
State Pension and benefits
Find out how much you might get, when you’ll get it and how to claim it.
Find out how a pension arranged by your employer can help you save for your future.
TAKING YOUR MONEY
Aged 55 or over (or aged 57 or over from 6th April 2028)? If you’ve understood the retirement basics, then explore your pension options.
Once you’ve got the basics, it’s time to take a look at some of the other stages of the retirement journey.
NEED MORE HELP?
The Pension Wise service is free and offers impartial guidance to help you understand what you can do with your pension pot.