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Want to know if you’re on track for a comfortable retirement? Follow our three-step check to check.

Three-step pension check

After taking the check, many people find that they don’t need to make changes. For those who do, the good news is that even small changes now can have a big impact on how much you’ll have when you retire.

Your three-step pension check

Take a few minutes to think about the standard of living you’d like to enjoy when you retire. You should consider everyday costs like food and heating, as well as things like travel and hobbies. We can help you picture the kind of retirement you want, if you're not sure.

Once you have an idea of how much you’ll need when you retire, you can check to see if you’re on track. This could include finding pensions you may have with other providers, and checking the balance of your Nest pension pot. This information will help you estimate how much you'll have at retirement.

If you need to make changes to achieve your ideal retirement then don’t worry – it’s never too late to make a difference. The links below are a good place to start:

  • See how small changes now can help you in the years to come
  • See how you can grow your pension pot
  • Check how much you’re paying into your Nest pension pot, and consider increasing the amount if you can
  • Update your details to make sure things like your planned retirement age are correct
  • Understand what you should be thinking about when you’re approaching retirement
  • Read our helpful guidance and advice

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