With most people having over 10 different jobs in a lifetime, keeping track of your employer offered pensions can be hard work. This means you could have many small pension pots lying unclaimed when you come to retire.
Thankfully, you can now get help to trace your lost pensions, and most importantly, access your pension savings.
Finding your lost pensions; a quick start guide
Follow these 3 simple steps to get started with tracking down your pension savings.
Look out any information you have on your pensions including statements, confirmation letters, or correspondence
Cross reference this with your employment history to find any holes
Contact your previous employers to get details of the pension scheme you may have been contributing to at the time of your employment – this may have changed since you left