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It’s time to face your future

Ever wondered what your life might be like when you retire? Our Shape my Future tool is here to help you find out.

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What’s Good Thinking when it comes to your future?

Good Thinking is about embracing the future. It’s about planning a bit today so you don’t have to worry about tomorrow and looking forward to what’s around the corner.

Your finances shouldn’t be a reason to fear what’s to come. We can’t predict the future (if we could, we’d be in Vegas right now). But we can help you prepare for it. Everything on this page is geared towards helping you do just that. From tools to tips to pension information and beyond.

Because the future shouldn’t be scary. It’s a pretty exciting place.

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The Aviva Reality Check

We helped two people stand in the shoes of their future selves (literally) to understand what living on their pension might really be like. Watch Toni and Adam get a reality check...

Video transcript

Adam and Toni are taking part in a social experiment.

Three. Two. One. Open your eyes.

Oh my God, I look like my nan.

Whoa, that is freaky.

This week they will experience what their lives could be like when they’re older.

But there are so many nice things…!


They don’t realise it yet, but they’re both living on the money their current pension provisions might allow them.

It’s time to let them know the total amount they could be living on when they retire.

Wow, that’s amazing. I’m quite proud of myself!

That is pretty shocking.

It is frightening thinking about that amount of money. I’m gonna do something about it.

See what your future could look like with our online tool.

Make retirement work for you

Whether you're saving for your future, want to use your pension, or are re-thinking your retirement.

Articles, top tips and more

From the psychology of saving to simple ways of boosting your pension pot, there's a whole world of ideas to help you save for a brighter retirement.

Take action today

If you’ve got a workplace pension, check it and speak to your employer to understand what contributions they’ll make. Not sure where to start? See how much you can afford to save with our budget planner tool.

What type of saver are you?

Use our Financial Personality Profiler to find out exactly what kind of saver (or spender) you are and take the challenge to be smarter with your cash.

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