This video helps to explain a little more about your retirement options:
- The earliest you can access your pension is from your 55th birthday, an age set by the government
- You can find out more about the retirement options your plan offers in the Retirement Guide, which you can access in the Creative Pension Trust Member Portal
- Once you have made a decision about your retirement, you can request your Retirement Pack using the Creative Pension Trust Member Portal
How do I take my pension?
If you are thinking about retirement you will probably want to understand all the options available for taking your pension first.
For detailed information on your retirement choices, download a copy of the Retirement Guide from the Creative Pension Trust Member Portal. Once you have logged in, click on Documents in the Navigation Menu. From here you can download a copy, which outlines the choices available to you.
Your retirement is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make, and we recommend you consider financial guidance or seek professional financial advice so you make the right decisions for your circumstances.
Once you have made your decision, you can request your Retirement Pack in the Creative Pension Trust Member Portal. This downloadable pack contains all the forms and documentation needed so we can make the necessary arrangements for you to draw your pension.
To do this, log into the Creative Pension Trust Member Portal and click on Retirement in the Navigation Menu. You will only see this option if you are at least 55 years of age, as this is the earliest you can access your pension. On this page, first click Download Retirement Leaflets and take some time to read through the material, which provides helpful information about financial guidance and how to identify pension scams. Once you have done this, you can then click Download Retirement Pack, which contains the forms you will need to complete.