As a member of the RPS, you’ve already taken a big step towards planning for your future – but have you considered boosting your retirement fund a bit further?
One way to do this is with Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs). These are tax-free contributions that you can make on top of your normal pension contributions.
The contributions you pay in as AVCs aim to provide extra benefits at retirement. You choose how much you want to pay and, subject to certain limits, AVCs are taken from your pay before tax.
It's entirely up to you, but AVCs may be something you want to consider if you:
You should decide what's right for your unique needs. It’s strongly recommended that you speak to an independent financial adviser (IFA) regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. You can find IFAs in your local area at unbiased.co.uk.
Watch the short video below to learn more about AVCs and how they might work for you...
The video below will help you understand investment risk and the level of risk you feel comfortable taking.
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