Step 1: Check when you can retire
- Check what age you can get your State Pension
- Find out about working after you reach State Pension age
- Find out if you can retire early with your workplace or personal pension
and Check how much pension you could get
Step 2: Increase your pension
You might be able to increase the amount you get if you delay your pension.
You might be able to pay voluntary contributions to fill in gaps in your National Insurance record (such as, from when you were not working or claiming benefits).
For advice about increasing your workplace or private pension, speak to a financial adviser.
Step 3: Check what other financial support you could get
Step 4: Decide when to retire