Tag: Pensions

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May 3, 2017

Approved Retirement Funds

An Approved Retirement Fund (ARF) is a personal retirement fund where you can keep your money invested after retirement, as a lump sum. You can withdraw from it regularly to...

May 3, 2017

Annuities

An annuity is a contract with a life insurance company that will pay you a guaranteed, regular pension income for life in return for a capital sum. The capital sum...

May 3, 2017

Small self-administered pension schemes (SSAPs)

A SSAPS is a corporate pension scheme with less than 12 members. It can be used where family members work and own a business together or for groups of company...

April 28, 2017

Personal pension plans and PRSAs

Personal pension plans A personal pension plan is a private pension plan that is managed for you by a life insurance or investment company. Anyone who is self-employed or who...

April 28, 2017

What is Notional Service Purchase (NSP)

If you are a member of the civil service or a public sector pension scheme and are likely to have less than 40 years’ service by your minimum retirement age,...

April 28, 2017

Employer pension schemes

An employer or occupational pension scheme is one that is set up by an employer to provide pension and other benefits for employees. The main advantage of this type of...

April 28, 2017

Why save for retirement?

It is important to put some time into planning your pension. The choices you make will have an impact on the income you will get when you retire and the lifestyle you...

February 2, 2017

How pensions work

Find out more information about how pensions work, pension fees and charges and when you should start your pension. ...

January 25, 2017

Pensions

Planning your pension might seem like a complicated task, but the earlier you get started the better, as this will give you more time to make contributions, and more time...

January 25, 2017

Adding more to your pension (AVCs)

Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs) are contributions you make to your employer pension scheme to build up an additional retirement fund....

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