Turn those years of hard work into your dream retirement
You’ve put in the hours to build up your pension pot. So how do you go about taking your pension money when you’re ready? We’re here to take you through how to make the most of your years of hard work and turn your pension pot into the retirement you want.
Manage your pension online
Log in to your MyAviva account to see your pension details and manage any changes. If you haven’t registered for an account yet, you’ll need your pension policy number to hand.
Not all our policies are on MyAviva yet.
If you have a scheme number starting with N or a plan number starting with GS, register or log into the My Money site.
Give our retirement planner a go
This handy tool is designed to give you an idea of just how much your pension might be worth when you decide to retire.
Ways to use your pension money
Taking your pension in cash
See the impact of withdrawing your pension money as one lump sum – and what you can do instead.
Withdrawing part of your pension
There are a few different ways to take your money as you approach retirement. See your options on withdrawing part of your pension money.
Mix and match your retirement options
Choosing a few retirement options (rather than just one) could help you get the retiree lifestyle you’re after.
Leave your money where it is for now
Not touching your money right away could make a difference to the size of your pension pot.
When do annuities make sense?
You can use all or part of your pension pot to buy a guaranteed income for life.
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Take control of retirement planning
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Want to talk to us about your finances?
We offer pension support and you can get tailored financial advice too. So if you need a hand, speak to one of our pension experts today.
What we can offer
See how we can help you get the most out of your retirement.
It’s a way of using your pension pot to buy a guaranteed income for life – just like having a regular salary.
Take a look at each stage of your pension journey
From the planning stages through to taking your money, we're with you every step of the way.
Start retirement planning
Find out what you need to consider when you’re getting those pension plans in order.
Pension basics explained
A little confused by all the jargon? Let us take you through the pensions essentials.
Life in retirement
Learn what you should be thinking about as you approach retirement - and once you're retired.
Your health and wellbeing
Find out how can you stay in the best shape – physically and mentally – the older you get.
Taking care of your finances
Understand how you can use your pension money to get even more out of retirement.