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To help make sure you know all the facts, we’ve put together a short course with The Open University; ‘Retirement planning made easy’ is a simple online course taking you through the essentials. It breaks down the steps you should take to understand how much you might need in your pension pot and ways to provide an income when you retire. It also covers options if your retirement savings fall short and help you understand the impact that divorce and bereavement can have. It should take about 4 hours to complete but you can save your progress and come back to it when it suits you.

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More helpful free resources for your retirement

If you're looking for some help with planning your retirement, and figuring out your options, then we've got lots of useful resources that may interest you

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Whether it's working out what you have, understanding your options or deciding your next steps, our free guide will help you plan ahead and think about some retirement options you might not have considered yet.

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Get listening...

Podcasts are a great way of finding out more, whenever you choose to listen. Angellica Bell presents season 2 of our podcast series Rewirement. She chats to people living inspiring retirements, whether that's enjoying life to the full with new challenges, community projects, travelling the world plus much more. And experts share their tips on how you can make your retirement dreams a reality.

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... and relax!

How are you planning on making the most of your time in retirement as you enter into a new phase of your life? We've put together a series of articles on everything from lifestyle to finance to help you enjoy your colourful retirement.

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