Individuals in a defined benefit (DB) pension scheme (also known as a final salary pension) have the option to transfer to a defined contribution pension. This may be attractive to those who want flexible-access over their pension. But transferring from a DB pension scheme can mean that you will be giving up valuable guaranteed benefits and you might find yourself worse off.
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Did you know that you could transfer your defined benefit pension to a defined contribution pension?
Are you considering doing this?
There are many things to consider when deciding whether to transfer from a DB to a DC pension scheme. Read our checklist here.
If you a considering transferring your pension, you may be required to take financial advice. Please contact us to find out more.