New pension rules came into effect on 6 April 2015. You now have more freedom over how you take money from your pension pot.
These changes affect you if:
•you’re 50 or over, and
•have a pension based on how much has been paid into your pot (a defined contribution pension).
Face-to-face appointments are available from Renfrewshire Citizens Advice bureau – to make an appointment please phone 0141 889 2121 and press option 2 then option 1.
Appointments can also be booked through the Pension Wise website at https://www.pensionwise.gov.uk/en/appointments
Appointments are available on Tuesdays & Wednesdays.
If you have a defined benefit pension, one based on your salary and length of time with your employer you can still get information from these organisations: