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Many people ask themselves 'when can I retire?' or 'how can I plan for the retirement I want?'. Financial expert and presenter of BBC Radio 4's Moneybox, Paul Lewis, talks pensions, annuities, retirement planning and much more.
Watch Paul give his tips and advice
When can I retire? What should I do first? Everything you need to know, from pension advice to retirement planning, is in our guide.
Michelle Cracknell and Amy Mankelow discuss the number of missing pension pots in the UK and how you can use the Pensions Advisory Service to trace your missing pensions.
More money features
All about pensions, entitlement and how to get pension advice.
You only get one chance to buy an annuity, so it's vital to get it right. Watch Paul Lewis and follow our advice
If you have had more than one job you may have multiple pensions. Find out how to track down lost pensions through the Pension Tracking Service.
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The pension calculator is a pre-retirement planning tool and can help you plan ahead.
The Pension Service provides details of state pensions‚ including forecasts and how to claim your pension.
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