Having more for retirement

How much will you have to live on when you retire? It can be hard to work out exactly, but a good way to start is to Check your State Pension online (external website).

Your State Pension is based on your own National Insurance record, so it’s important to check regularly. The full amount of new State Pension is currently £179.60 a week, which works out around £9,350 a year – but not everyone will get this amount.

Your State Pension is a good foundation, but you should consider how much you’d like in your pension pot when you retire, and think carefully about saving for your future.

We have some guidance that will help you plan for your retirement. Just choose the section that’s relevant to you: