MAC14284 E06 cover

Pensions

Booklet
Published: 30 Jul 2018
Next review: 30 Jul 2021
Edition: 6
MAC14284 E06 cover

This booklet aims to answer some of the questions people with cancer have about pensions. It has information about accessing your pension, and how your pension could be passed on.

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Published: 30 Jul 2018
Next review: 30 Jul 2021
Edition: 6

This booklet aims to answer some of the questions people with cancer have about pensions. It has information about accessing your pension, and how your pension could be passed on.

About this booklet

It can be worth thinking about your pension options when you have cancer.

There are lots of reasons why you may want to think about pensions. These are some examples:

- You may be able to access your pension early, or in a different way.

- If you need to stop working for a while because of cancer, you may want to know how it would affect your pension.

- It can be helpful to find out how your loved ones could benefit from your pension if you die.

Visit our online information about pension and cancer.

How we can help

Macmillan Grants

If you have cancer, you may be able to get a Macmillan Grant to help with the extra costs of cancer. Find out who can apply and how to access our grants.

Financial guidance
Financial issues can cause worry when someone becomes ill. You may be able to claim benefits to help you in your situation. You may also be able to get financial assistance from other organisations.
Welfare rights advice and tools

There are lots of benefits that could help you after a cancer diagnosis, but the system can be confusing. Our Welfare Rights Advisors are here to help.