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Guidance

Compare our pension plans

If you’re not sure which type of pension plan to choose, have a look at the table below. It compares the features of Aviva’s Stakeholder Pension, Personal Pension and Pension Portfolio. You can use this brief overview to help you work out which one could be right for you.

Information Stakeholder Pension Personal Pension Pension Portfolio
Charge Maximum of 1% of your plan value each year. The charge will vary depending on which investment funds you choose. The charge will vary depending on which of the three investment levels you choose: core, choice or flex.
Minimum payment Minimum of £20, including tax relief.

£20 a month or £240 a year if you make a single or transfer payment of £10,000 or more.

£200 a month or £2,400 a year with or without a single or transfer payment of £1,000 or more.

For regular and single payments, these minimum amounts include tax relief.

Regular payments -
£100 Per Month
£300 Quarterly
£600 Half Yearly
£1,200 Yearly

a single payment of £5,000 (gross)

Or a transfer of benefits from another pension scheme.

Number of investment funds Over 40 investment funds Over 250 investment funds Over 2,500 investment funds (depending on the investment level chosen)
Flexibility

You can stop, re-start or change your payments to suit your needs.

You can choose to an option that automatically moves your investment to try to protect the value of your pension fund as you approach retirement.

You can stop, re-start or change your payments to suit your needs.

You can choose to an option that automatically moves your investment to try to protect the value of your pension fund as you approach retirement.

You can stop, re-start or change your payments to suit your needs.

You can move easily between the investment levels if your financial goals change.

Helping you choose your pension plan

We have a range of pension plans to suit different types of investors.

We recommend that you talk to a financial adviser if you’re thinking about starting or changing your pension arrangements.

Your next steps

Stakeholder Pension

It’s easy to get an instant quote and apply online for an Aviva Stakeholder Pension.

You can also call us on 0800 057 1825.

Lines open Monday to Friday, 8 am to 9 pm, Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm. We may record or monitor calls.

Personal Pension

Find out more about how to apply for an Aviva Personal Pension. The next step is to talk it through with your financial adviser to make sure it’s the right plan for you. If you don’t have an adviser, you can find one in your area at www.unbiased.co.uk.

Pension Portfolio

Find out more about how to apply for a Pension Portfolio through the Aviva Platform. The next step is to talk it through with your financial adviser to make sure it’s the right plan for you. If you don’t have an adviser, you can find one in your area at www.unbiased.co.uk.

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