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Retirement Guides

We've collated our most popular and most recently-published retirement guides in one place for you. Designed to help you through the basics as well as more complicated issues, browse our entire back catalogue today.

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Our most popular retirement guides

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When to start saving into a pension

You can start saving into a pension at any age. Our guide sets out how to get saving in your 20s, 30s and 40s.

You can start saving into a pension at any age. Our guide sets out how to get saving in your 20s, 30s and 40s.

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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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What are the different types of lifetime mortgages?

Lifetime mortgages can come in different types, including interest only and drawdown options. Read more to find out the pros and cons of the different types of lifetime mortgages.

Lifetime mortgages can come in different types, including interest only and drawdown options. Read more to find out the pros and cons..

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How to find lost pensions

Our guide to tracking down those lost pensions.

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Tax and equity release explained

Our guide explains some of the implications for income tax, inheritance tax and the Personal Savings Allowance when taking out equity release.

Our guide explains some of the implications for income tax, inheritance tax and the Personal Savings Allowance when taking out equity release.

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How does equity release affect state benefits?

Taking equity release could result in your entitlement to means tested state benefits being reduced or removed. It can also have an affect on any funding you might receive for care services. Our guide explains more about the implications.

Taking equity release could result in your entitlement to means tested state benefits being reduced or removed. It can also have an affect on any funding you mi

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Mortgage tips for over 70s

Our guide to finding a mortgage for the over 70s including traditional mortgages, retirement interest only mortgages and equity release.

Our guide to finding a mortgage for the over 70s including traditional mortgages, retirement interest only mortgages and equity release.

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What is the open market option?

Find out what the open market option for annuities is and how you can benefit from it.

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All our retirement guides

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How to get equity release on a leasehold property

There are lenders that will agree equity release on a leasehold flat or house. Read our guide to find out more.

There are lenders that will agree equity release on a leasehold flat or house. Read our guide to find out more.

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When to start saving into a pension

You can start saving into a pension at any age. Our guide sets out how to get saving in your 20s, 30s and 40s.

You can start saving into a pension at any age. Our guide sets out how to get saving in your 20s, 30s and 40s.

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How to get pension advice

It’s important to get the best advice for your pension to make sure you have the type of retirement you want. There are some options for free pension information and guidance as well. Find out more in our guide.

It’s important to get the best advice for your pension to make sure you have the type of retirement you want. There are some options for free pension information and guidance as well. Find out more in our guide.

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What are the best funeral plans?

Funerals can easily run into the thousands of pounds, find out how a funeral plan could help to pay for a funeral.

Funerals can easily run into the thousands of pounds, find out how a funeral plan could help to pay for a funeral.

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What is an interest-only lifetime mortgage?

An interest-only lifetime mortgage allows the borrower to pay some or all the monthly interest being charged. This reduces the overall amount owed. Read more about how to use equity release annd protect the value of your estate. Find out more in our guide.

An interest-only lifetime mortgage allows the borrower to pay some or all the monthly interest being charged. This reduces the overall amount owed. Read more about how to use equity release annd protect the value of your estate. Find out more in our guide.

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Busting the myths about equity release

Equity release has grown in popularity in recent years, with a rising number of products available – and rates are becoming increasingly competitive too. However, there are still a lot of myths surrounding the sector, largely a hangover from poorer-quality products in previous decades.

Equity release has grown in popularity in recent years, with a rising number of products available – and rates are becoming increasingly competitive too.

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What are the different types of lifetime mortgages?

Lifetime mortgages can come in different types, including interest only and drawdown options. Read more to find out the pros and cons of the different types of lifetime mortgages.

Lifetime mortgages can come in different types, including interest only and drawdown options. Read more to find out the pros and cons..

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How will Coronavirus impact my pension?

If you had planned to retire in 2020, then you are likely looking closely at your pension to see how much it is now worth and what your pension income might be. This guide looks at your options if you are concerned about retiring because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

If you had planned to retire in 2020, then you are likely looking closely at your pension to see how much it is now worth and what your pension income might be.

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