We've collated our most popular and most recently published retirement guides in one place for you to read. And, if you want to know even more about pensions, equity release, annuities and most things retirement related, then you can also peruse our entire back catalogue of retirement guides. 

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Our most popular retirement guides

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Pension Freedoms – Have you considered the risks?

A clear guide to understanding the risks associated with pension freedoms

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When can I retire?

Wondering whether you can afford to retire yet? This guide outlines what your options could be

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Guide to equity release

This handy guide answers your questions about equity release.

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A guide to Annuities

A guide to Annuities

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Equity release FAQs

Got a question about Equity Release? Our guide gives the answers to the most commonly asked questions

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What is a personal pension?

A beginners guide to the personal pension.

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What is an escalating annuity?

Are you considering an escalating annuity but not sure if it is right for you? If so this guide will help.

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Annuities vs drawdown – Which is right for you?

Our guide explains when annuities or drawdown might be right for you.

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Our latest retirement guides

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A guide to Annuities

A guide to Annuities

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When can I retire?

Wondering whether you can afford to retire yet? This guide outlines what your options could be

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Beginner's guide to pensions

Our guide outlines the basics about what you need to know about pensions.

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What is a personal pension?

A beginners guide to the personal pension.

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Guide to equity release

This handy guide answers your questions about equity release.

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Starting a pension at 30?

Find out our top tips about saving your pension in your 30s with his helpful guide

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What is Pension Wise?

Our guide gives you the information you need about the Government's Pension Wise guidance service

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What is income drawdown?

Not sure what income drawdown is or if it applies to you? Our guide outlines what you need to know

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All our retirement guides

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Annuities vs drawdown – Which is right for you?

Our guide explains when annuities or drawdown might be right for you.

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Auto-enrolment and your workplace pension

This guide outlines everything you need to know about auto-enrolment in your workplace pension.

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Beginner's guide to pensions

Our guide outlines the basics about what you need to know about pensions.

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Cashing in your pension - understand the risks

Is cashing in your pension a good or a bad idea? Our guides gives you the facts.

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What are enhanced annuities?

What are enhanced annuities and how do you get one? Our guide gives you the low-down.

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Equity release FAQs

Got a question about Equity Release? Our guide gives the answers to the most commonly asked questions

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What is the pension commencement lump sum?

When it comes to pensions, this term is pretty straightforward – it almost describes exactly what it means!

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Equity release jargon buster

Don't be confused with equity release jargon - Our guide explains the most commonly used terms

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What is an escalating annuity?

Are you considering an escalating annuity but not sure if it is right for you? If so this guide will help.

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What is an Annuity Guarantee Period?

This guide provides everything you need to know about an Annuity Guarantee Period.

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What is a personal pension?

A beginners guide to the personal pension.

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Guide to equity release

This handy guide answers your questions about equity release.

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How to find lost pensions

Our guide to tracking down those lost pensions.

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How to get the most from your annuity

Find out how to get the most from your annuity with our helpful guide.

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Income drawdown - understand the risks

Our guide to the pros and cons of income drawdown.

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Is a SIPP right for you?

Our guides explains the fees and charges relating to SIPPs.

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Pension plan types explained

Our guide to all types of pensions.

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Retirement planning risks

This guide explains the main risks associated with retirement.

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Starting a pension at 20?

How to start a pension at 20.

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Starting a pension at 40?

How to start saving for a pension in your 40s.

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