We often talk about retirement as a single, landmark point in life. But in reality, retirement today can look quite different.

Instead of stopping work completely, many are taking part-time jobs and spending the rest of their time pursuing hobbies, interests and passions.

So how can you maintain your income if you work fewer hours?

Even if your retirement is many years off, it’s worth knowing what sources of income will be available to you, so you can plan ahead for your future…

Find out more below

Knowing your options

Your income may come from various sources, including your:

  • State pension
  • Workplace pension, such as your Creative Pension Trust pension
  • Private pension
  • Savings and investments

It might be a long time until you even think of retiring, but understanding your options is crucial.

Knowing the flexibilities available with your retirement savings helps you make informed decisions and maximise your wealth in later life.

Next Steps

Your retirement could be decades away, but even so, it’s still good to know what sources of income will be available and how they work.

Check out our Retirement Guide in the Creative Pension Trust Member Portal to learn more about the options open to you.

This guide explains each one in detail, so you can be confident of making the right choices in the future when accessing your pension pot.

Download it here