Further guidance and helpful links
Your guide to retirement income
Legal & General, who have collaborated with The Open University to produce this course, have produced a booklet on retirement income. You can find it via this link:
You can also find out more about retirement planning at the following link: Retirement planning and options
MoneyHelper is a government resource offering advice, guides and tools, as well as the chance to speak to someone over the phone and online. MoneyHelper is part of the Money & Pensions Service (MaPS) – the new financial guidance organisation that covers all aspects of personal finance.
A free guidance service for people over 50 is offered through their Pension Wise service.
If you need a financial adviser, you can find one at: MoneyHelperDirectory
More details about state pensions and state benefits
Use this link to find out more about deferring your state pension: State pension deferral
Use this link to find out more about pension credit: Pension Credit
Use this link to find out more about Universal Credit
Use this link to find out more about Bereavement Support Payments
Planning for later life
Use this link to find out more about making a will: Making a will
Find out more about powers of attorney via this link: Powers of attorney
Find out more about the considerations of ‘downsizing’ your home via this link: Downsizing your home