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Monthly focus: Focus on finances


This month, we’re focusing on finances, covering a range of topics to help you with your retirement planning. From how to calculate your retirement income, to information about Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPS)  and annuities, we’re here to help you spring clean your finances with plenty of hints and tips along the way.

Getting your finances in order is a key part of retirement planning, and it’s important to consider all aspects of it. There are already a range of articles on the site to get you going in our ‘Funding your retirement’ section.

From FAQs such as ‘Should I take my pensions as a lump sum?’ and ‘How much do I need to retire?’ to more creative ways of boosting your retirement finances such as ‘Three easy ways to raise extra cash in retirement’, there’ll be plenty more to come over the course of the month.

We hope you’ll enjoy reading the range of articles we’ve got planned, and as always, we welcome your feedback. You can get involved in a number of different ways – registered users are able to leave comments on each article (if you’re not registered, it only takes a few minutes so join now, via our handy contact us form or via email at

We’re also on the look out for contributors, so if you’d like to write for retiresavvy or have a great story to tell, please do get in touch.

We want retiresavvy to be a community that is all about you and your plans for retirement so keep your eyes peeled for exciting developments over the course of the month and a brand new feature coming soon!

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