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Your retirement planner

Your Retirement Planner

Mix and match annuity and drawdown to meet your needs

Balance security and flexibility

Retirement is your time, and you’ll want an income that’s right for you and your circumstances.

A mix and match approach to using your pension could help you find the right balance.

For example, you could use an annuity to cover your essential costs, and use the flexibility of drawdown for your nice-to-haves.

More on annuities

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Explore your income options

Use our online Retirement Planner to find out:

  • How much of your pension you might need for an annuity
  • When your drawdown pension might run out
  • What your life expectancy is based on official statistics

Once you’ve finalised your plan, you can go on to get guaranteed annuity quotes and/or a personalised drawdown illustration.

Before accessing your pension, you should carefully consider your options. Make sure won’t lose any valuable guarantees or have to pay high exit fees.

Retirement planner

I'm happy I took a mix-and-match approach because it gives me the best of both worlds

MR NEEDHAM, Cheshire

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Guide to annuities

Find out about buying a secure income.

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Guide to drawdown

Find out about taking a flexible income.

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