Top 10 retirement tips
Our guide contains 10 top tips to help you make the most of your pension in retirement. It includes:
- How to keep control of your pension
- Understanding your retirement options
- How to get a higher income from your pension (it’s easy to do)
- Choosing the right investments for your retirement
This guide is not personal advice. If you are unsure, please seek advice. What you do with your pension is an important decision, which could be irreversible. Drawdown is a higher risk option than an annuity. Make sure you understand your options and check they are suitable for your circumstances: take appropriate advice or guidance if you are unsure.
The Government's free Pension Wise service can help. It provides impartial guidance face-to-face, online or by phone - more on Pension Wise. Investments can go down as well as up in value, so you could get back less than you put in. Pension and tax rules can change, and their benefits depend on your circumstances.