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Retirement planning made easy
Retirement planning made easy

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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: Retirement income guide [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

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.

Financial advisers

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