Understanding your pension
Find your pensions
Access old pensions by contacting your old employers and going through your paperwork. You can work out how much your state pension forecast by going to the Government website. If you can not find an old pension you can do a Government search.
Add up your pensions
Calculate all your pensions and future contributions to view your total pension amount. How to calculate your old pensions.
What are your retirement costs?
Work out how much you will need on a yearly basis, by calculating your outgoings.
Decide when to retire
Calculate all your pensions and future contributions to view your total pension amount. You may need to save more, work longer or be forced to retire later depending on these calculations.
To help you manage your money, use our free and easy-to-use Budget Planner
SIPP (self invested pension plan)
Defined benefit (DB) pension
Defined Contribution (DC) pension
Tools & Resources
Calculators and Forecasts
Futureproof My Life Pension Template
Workplace and pensions calculator
Check your state pension age
Check your state pension forecast
Budget planner from Moneyhelper
General pension advice
Find your pensions - Government
If you can not find an old pension the Government offers a service to find it.
Find your pension app
If you know some details about your pension this app will try and find your pensions.
Pension & Lifetime Savings Association - guidelines on retirement
Life expectancy Calculator
Understanding how long you will live will help you decide how much money you will need to retire on.