It can be difficult to plan for the future. What is a pension? When can I retire? Am I saving enough? We’ve answered all of your important pension questions below in our interactive FAQ documents which are tailored to the different stages of retirement planning.

When? Why? How much? Your pension questions answered

Asking the right questions can make a big difference to your future. We’ve been taking on the UK’s pension questions, and here you can find the answers to the most frequently asked questions including ‘Can I invest my pension sustainably?’ and ‘What age can I retire?’.

I'm new to saving for retirement

If you're at the beginning of your pension journey, and need answers to your pension questions, read our interactive FAQs.

Your questions answered (PDF, 285KB) 

I've been saving for retirement for a while

If you have been saving for some time, or have multiple pension pots, and have questions about your pension, read our interactive FAQs.

Your questions answered (PDF, 283KB)

I'm approaching retirement

If you are approaching retirement read our interactive FAQs to get the answers you need to your most common pension questions.

Your questions answered (PDF, 294KB)

Pensions are a long-term investment that helps you save for your retirement in a tax-efficient way. The retirement benefits you receive from your pension plan will depend on a number of factors including the value of your plan when you decide to take your benefits which isn't guaranteed, and can go down as well as up. The value of your plan could fall below the amount(s) paid in.