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Planning for your retirement

 
Have you started thinking about retirement, or is there too much to think about? How much will your pension be? Can you afford to retire? How much notice do you need to give?

Most of us spend more time planning for a two-week holiday than the biggest holiday of our lifetime - retirement!

Whatever your retirement looks like, the West Midlands Pension Fund is here to help you. We have produced some useful links and guides to ensure you can successfully plan for your future.

 

The Fund has produced a publication icon Retirement Planning Guide [5Mb] which includes all the information you need will need.

 

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Retirement planning guide logo

 

To find out how much your pension is or to calculate estimates, you will need to log onto the Pensions Portal. For guidance and support, please click here. 

 

My Pensions Portal
My Pensions Portal

 

Why not take the 5 steps to being Pension Smart? For more information, please click here.

 

5 steps to being pension smart
5 steps to being pension smart

 

Do you know how much State Pension you are entitled to? Please click here to check your forecast.

 

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Your LGPS pension is one of the most valuable asset you have, so when planning, prepare but beware of scammers who may try to get their hands on your hard earned benefit. For tips how to spot the signs and avoid a scam, please click here to view the information on The Pension Regulator's website.

 

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The Pensions Regulator Logo

 

When preparing for retirement, it is always helpful to produce a budget planner, for tips and advice and help on budgeting for the future please click here to visit the Citizen Advice website.

 

Citizen Advice
Citizen Advice

 

The LGPS Member site has all the information about you need to know about the rules and regulations of the scheme. click here for more information.

 

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