To afford the lifestyle you want when you retire, you need to do something about it today - the buts stop here. It may be tempting to say, "But retirement is a long way off", yet it's never too early to start investing in order to protect your future. To find out more, read our 'Pensions Guide' section by clicking 'Open Guide'. Once you have read that, why not view our 'What is a Pension?' video, presented by Lisa, our online guide.
Our easy overview introduces you to the basics of pensions, provides information on the products available and gives you helpful hints on things to consider.
It's never too early to start planning for your retirement. You can take small, practical steps to work out what position you're in now and what you need to do next. Every month of every year that goes by without you sorting out your pension arrangements could make a big difference to your financial security during your retirement.
Things you need to consider
Here are a few things you need to think about, so you can start laying the groundwork for financial security during your retirement:
You deserve a comfortable retirement where you don't have to worry about getting by on a state pension and other benefits. By acting now to sort out your pension arrangements, you're taking the first step to a retirement you can really enjoy.
Again if your response is, "But I don't really understand how to plan my finances better", we're here to help. It's all about getting the information you need to make the right decisions. Our tools and calculators can help you get to grips with your finances and plan for the future.
See whether you're on track to fund the retirement you want.
Now you've learnt more about pensions, you can compare the features of Aviva's pension plans, or apply for your chosen option:
You can make regular or one-off payments into a Personal Pension plan and stop, restart and change your payments to suit yourself.
It's a tax-efficient way of investing for your retirement, but bear in mind that you won't have access to the money in your pension fund until you retire.