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Saving for my retirement

It can be easy to put off thinking about your pension and decide to deal with the issue at a later date. But the earlier you prepare for your future, and by saving frequently and adequately, the more chance you have of securing the retirement you want.

At every stage of your life, whatever situation you’re in, it’s important to make regular and sufficient savings for your retirement. However there are some important considerations that you might need to bear in mind.

We want to help you better understand these, so we’ve arranged some useful resources and links by age group to make them easy to access.

Simply select an age range below to explore.

About pensions
The basics on what it means to have a pension and how it all works.

The advantage of saving early
Paying into a pension early in your working life is the best way to start saving for retirement, as this gives your money lots of time to grow.

What kind of retirement do I want?
An opportunity to think about the things you want to do when you retire and the life you’d like to enjoy.

Three Step Pension Check
In three easy steps learn where you’re at with your pension and what you can do to work towards the retirement you want.

Managing life changes
What happens with your pension when major ups and downs affect your life, such as moving abroad, coping with debt or getting married.

My NEST pension
Check out all the details of your personal NEST pension.

About pensions
The basics on what it means to have a pension and how it all works.

The advantage of saving early
Paying into a pension early in your working life is the best way to start saving for retirement, as this gives your money lots of time to grow.

What kind of retirement do I want?
An opportunity to think about the things you want to do when you retire and the standard of life you’d like to enjoy.

Three Step Pension Check
In three easy steps learn where you’re at with your pension and what you can do to work towards the retirement you want.

It’s never too late to save
You might feel concerned that you haven’t done enough to secure the future you want. But there’s no need to worry as it’s never too late to change your prospects.

Managing life changes
What happens with your pension when major ups and downs affect your life, such as getting married, having children or coping with redundancy.

My NEST pension
Check out all the details of your personal NEST pension.

About pensions
The basics on what it means to have a pension and how it all works.

Three Step Pension Check
In three easy steps learn where you’re at with your pension and what you can do to work towards the retirement you want.

What kind of retirement do I want?
An opportunity to think about the things you want to do when you retire and the standard of life you’d like to enjoy.

It’s never too late to save
You might feel concerned that you haven’t done enough to secure the future you want. But there’s no need to worry as it’s never too late to change your prospects.

Managing life changes
What happens with your pension when major ups and downs affect your life, such as paying off a mortgage, going through a divorce or receiving a pay increase. 

My NEST pension
Check out all the details of your personal NEST pension.

About pensions
The basics on what it means to have a pension and how it all works.

Three Step Pension Check
In three easy steps learn where you’re at with your pension and what you can do to work towards the retirement you want.

What kind of retirement do I want?
An opportunity to think about the things you want to do when you retire and the standard of life you’d like to enjoy.

It’s never too late to save
You might feel concerned that you haven’t done enough to secure the future you want. But there’s no need to worry as it’s never too late to change your prospects.

Managing life changes
What happens with your pension when major ups and downs affect your life, such as children leaving home, paying off a mortgage or receiving an inheritance.

Nearing retirement
Explore what happens with your NEST pension as you get closer to your retirement age.

My NEST pension
Check out all the details of your personal NEST pension.

About pensions
The basics on what it means to have a pension and how it all works.

Three Step Pension Check
In three easy steps learn where you’re at with your pension and what you can do to work towards the retirement you want.

What kind of retirement do I want?
An opportunity to think about the things you want to do when you retire and the standard of life you’d like to enjoy.

It’s never too late to save
You might feel concerned that you haven’t done enough to secure the future you want. But there’s no need to worry as it’s never too late to change your prospects.

Managing life changes
What happens with your pension when major ups and downs affect your life, such as travelling, children leaving home or looking after others.

Nearing retirement
Explore what happens with your NEST pension as you get closer to your retirement age.

My NEST Pension
Check out all the details of your personal NEST pension.