General

How will Brexit affect my pension savings?

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union is still in the process of being finalised, so it’s currently unclear …

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How does The People’s Pension protect me from pension scams?

At The People’s Pension, we do our best to make our members aware of pension scams. Pension scams can come …

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What’s a pension?

A pension is a tax efficient way of saving for your retirement.  It’s a pot of money you and often …

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Why do I need a pension?

You probably don’t want to work forever so it’s very likely that you’ll need an income for you to enjoy …

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What types of pensions are there?

There are three basic types of pension; the State Pension, a defined benefit (DB) pension or a defined contribution (DC) …

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What’s a defined benefit (DB) scheme?

A defined benefit pension scheme pays an amount at retirement based on your earnings and how long you’ve been a …

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What’s a defined contribution (DC) scheme?

This is a type of pension scheme also known as ‘money purchase’ scheme. It is built up through your own …

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What’s an occupational pension?

Nowadays this is called a workplace pension – though sometimes also known as employer, company, works or work-based pensions. You …

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What type of pension scheme is The People’s Pension?

The People’s Pension is a defined contribution, workplace pension scheme that has master trust status.  A master trust is a …

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What’s a workplace pension?

A workplace pension is a way of saving for your retirement that’s arranged by your employer.  Some workplace pensions are …

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