I'm thinking about retirement

It can be hard to make time to consider the future – but thinking about your retirement is the first step to making it a reality.

It might feel like a long way off, but retiring will be one of the biggest and most important changes you’ll ever make. To make the most of your life ahead, you need to have plans in place. The good news is, the sooner you start, the better your chances of being able to lead the kind of life in retirement you deserve.

Our dedicated financial advice website offers insight and knowledge to help you plan your retirement.

When should you start saving for retirement?

If you’re thinking about your future, there’s no time like the present to start putting your plans in place.

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How to save for retirement

From workplace pensions to ISAs and investments, the first step is to understand your options.

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What to consider in your retirement plan

Answering a few key questions about your hopes for retirement can help you make a plan that works for you.

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“We feel much more comfortable we’re doing the right thing for our retirement now.”

Find out how we’re helping Mrs Silcock plan for her retirement – and how we can support you too.

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21% of the working population*
are saving for the future through a pension, Cash ISA or by over-paying on a mortgage

*Skipton Retirement Tracker Survey 2016

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Are your retirement plans on track?

Our interactive calculator can help you work out how much money you’ll need in retirement – and if you’re on track to have enough income.

Knowledge Centre

There’s a lot to look forward to about retiring – and we can help you to consider your plans. The sooner you focus on what you’ll need, the more time you’ll have to build your financial plan.

Pensions Hub

We explain how pensions work, the benefits of early planning, and what the pension freedoms mean. You can also find out how to review your pension, and ways we could help you.

Where are you on your retirement journey?

thinking about retirement

I'm thinking about retirement

It can really pay off to prioritise your retirement plans - we can show you how you can do this.

I'm approaching retirement

We can help you prepare for the major changes ahead, as you approach retirement.

I've already started my retirement

From guidance on how to adapt to retirement, to advice about managing your finances, we can help.

Our recommendations are likely to include stock market-linked investments. These aren’t like building society savings accounts, as your capital is at risk and you may get back less than you invest. The value of your investments and any income from them may fall as well as rise.

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