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Let's talk retirement

Introducing tips and guidance to help you get financially fitter for retirement.

Retirement these days looks different for each of us. You may want to take a break for a few years before finding a new avenue to pursue. Or, like 52% of people we surveyed1, you may be planning to work in retirement. Or, you may want to spend more time with the family.

Whatever your retirement looks like, we’re here to help. After all, 61% of people feel retirement planning is too hard to do on their own2. So, with that in mind, we’ll be looking into all the ways we can support you as you prepare for the next stage in life – no matter what route you choose to take.

Retirement your way

However, your retirement plans are shaping up, we’ve identified four small but important steps that can help you make the most of your pension. Discover a retirement that works for you and explore your options today.

Get ready for retirement


Let’s talk retirement

Stuart Lewis, CEO of Rest Less, a digital community for the over 50s and Maike Currie, Fidelity Investment Director talk about what you can do now to get a better handle on your retirement finances.

Watch time: 4 mins 57 seconds

" One in twelve people over 70 are still working; this figure has more than doubled over the last decade. Retirement doesn't always mean not working."

Office for National Statistics, 2019, https://www.ons.gov.uk

Retirement spending

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Four small steps to make the most of your money

In this in-depth article, we explore four small steps that could help you make the most of your money, both now and in your retirement. Helping you take control of today.

Protect what’s yours

Make sure that you and your family are taken care of should the worst happen.

Tax treatment depends on individual circumstances and all tax rules may change in the future. The minimum age you can normally access your pension savings is currently 55, and is due to rise to 57 on 6 April 2028, unless you have a lower protected pension age.

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1 & 2 The Fidelity Global Retirement Survey, 2019.

The survey population consisted of respondents with the following qualifying conditions: individuals aged 20-75 years old; working full time or part time or have spouse working full time or part time; not retired; expecting to retire someday; with or without retirement savings; the main financial decision maker or equal joint main financial decision maker in the household; a minimum household income of United States: $20,000 annually; United Kingdom: £10,000 annually; Germany: #20,000 annually; Hong Kong: HK$15,000 monthly; Japan: ¥3,000,000 annually; Canada: CA$10,000 annually. The research and analysis were completed for the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and Canada. Data collection was completed in partnership with Ipsos, a global market and opinion research specialist, who collected and collated data for each region in September 2019.