Your finances

Pensions

If you're affected by cancer, thinking about pensions could be useful for many different reasons.

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    Understanding pensions

    There are many different pension schemes available, including the State Pension that is paid by the government.

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    Stopping work or changing your pension

    Your pension may be affected if you take time off work, stop working or transfer to a different scheme.

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    Accessing your pension

    There are different ways of accessing your pension. This depends on your pension type and your illness.

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    Passing on your pension

    If you die, your pension scheme may give a lump sum to your beneficiaries.

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    Pensions guidance and advice

    The government gives free guidance through Pension Wise. Or you can pay for advice from a financial adviser.