How do pensions work?

The nuts and bolts of your pension

While the engine room of your pension is busy keeping your retirement savings ticking over, it’s important to make sure the nuts and bolts of your pension remain finely tuned to you.

The pension engine

Discover the secret tool that’s fuelling your retirement.

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What happens to your pension when…

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You are made bankrupt
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You start a new job
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You die
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You are made redundant
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You move abroad
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You get divorced
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You become ill

How much should I pay into my pension?

Whether you’re about to start paying into a pension or are wondering whether you should be paying in more, we reveal the truth behind just how big your pension pot should be.
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Can I leave my pension to…

Jamie Smith-Thompson says…

“It’s important that as your life changes, your pension changes with you. What’s the best way to make sure your pension remains tailored to you?” Knowing the ins and outs of your scheme rules will help. If that sounds like a bit of a head-ache, a regulated financial adviser can take care of your pension for you.”
Jamie Smith-Thompson, MD at Portafina

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