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Introduction to personal pensions

  • Why personal pensions are suitable for those without a company scheme
  • How to get tax relief on your contributions
  • Your investment choices and options

What's in this guide

What is a personal pension?

Personal pensions are a type of defined contribution pension. If you don't have a workplace pension, they can be a good way of securing a retirement income.

Self-invested personal pensions explained

We explain how self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs) give you more control over investments than other pension schemes.

Lifetime Isa vs pension

The new lifetime Isa is set to change the way that younger people save for their retirement and offer an alternative to traditional personal pensions and Sipps.

Stakeholder pensions

Stakeholder pensions are a kind of defined contribution personal pension, except that they have lower charges and more flexibility than normal personal pensions

Transferring your personal pension

If you're thinking open a new pension, you may want to move some existing funds to maximise the size of your pension pot.

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