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Getting started with retirement and your pension

Here you’ll learn everything you need to know about managing your pension before and after you retire. Take your time, read through our guides in detail and remember you can contact us for further help if you need.


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Whether you’re 25 or 55, picturing your future with enough clarity to plan and prepare effectively is tough. We can help you to work out the kind of lifestyle you’d like to have and how much that’s likely to cost. Is what you want realistic, or do you need to rethink your priorities?

How much income you will need in retirement?

Figuring out how much money you’ll need to live on after you stop working comes down to three key points.

Key things you need to know

How much to pay into a pension

Find out exactly how much you should be saving into your pension depending on your income.

How the State Pension works

Discover when you can claim your State Pension and how much it’s likely to be worth.

Understanding your pension statement

Learn how to read your pension statement to plan your finances, understand charges, explore your investments and more.

See how much your pension could be worth when you retire

Working out what we need from retirement isn’t always easy. That’s why we’ve developed a suite of useful tools – helping you get a clearer idea of your ideal retirement and how to achieve it.

My Retirement Planner

Find out how much your pension could be worth in the future with our retirement planner.

Not sure where to start?

Call Aviva Financial Advice for free

There’s a lot to take in and it can be hard to know where to start. If you already have an adviser, contact them and they’ll be able to help. If you don’t, give us a call and we’ll help you identify the retirement options best suited to you. 

Please note, our financial advisers can only give advice on products and services we offer. So we’ll put you through to our support team first to help you see if our service is right for you.

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See our Aviva Financial Advice page to find out more about the service.

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