Save it or invest it:

Tips for experienced investors

Savings and Investments


Savings accounts offer a low-risk and accessible way to look after your money. If you’re looking to make some of your money work harder, you might also consider investing.

Please remember that the value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise, and you may get back less than you invest. If you’re not sure about investing, seek financial advice. Tax treatment depends on personal circumstances and may be subject to change.

About ISAs

ISAs (Individual Savings Accounts) allow you to save or invest tax efficiently. 

Your ISA options

6 things to consider when trading

The six ‘need-to-know’ essentials when investing in a volatile stock market.

Investing considerations

Risk explained

When you understand risk, you can make more informed choices. Discover the different types of risk and how it affects your investments.

More about risk

Costs and charges

Take a look at our investment costs and charges and see how we compare to other providers.

Compare charges

How to research the market

Research tools for both new and experienced investors. The research centre helps you stay up-to-date with the latest market news.

Research the market

Your investor persona

This interactive quiz can help you discover what type of investor you are - and help boost your skills.

Take the quiz

Your retirement

Whatever stage of life you’re at – nearing retirement, already retired or just starting to think about it – we can help you make the most of your pension options.

Pensions are a long-term investment. The retirement benefits you receive from your pension plan will depend on a number of factors including the value of your plan, and when you decide to draw down on this. Remember, the value of your pensions can go up as well as down, and can fall below the amount(s) paid in.

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Tips for the under 50s

Even if retirement feels far away, it’s a good idea to start putting money away in a pension pot. Start planning your goals for retirement.

Pension tips for the under 50s
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Preparing to retire?

If you’re over 50 and thinking about retiring you might want to consider your options. We can help with the right resources to get you retirement ready.

Pension tips for the over 50s

Transfer your pensions

It's easy to lose track of different pensions pots. Consolidating them together into one place could save you time and charges in the long run.

Pensions in one place

Making a will

It’s not something we like to think about, but writing a will can give you peace of mind and make it easier for those you leave behind.

Help with your will

Money in retirement

Already retired? Read up on some top tips for making the most of your money in retirement.

Courtesy of the pension experts at Scottish Widows.

Retirement money tips

Pension Calculators & Tools

Pension Calculators & Tools

Take a look at what your pension could look like. Calculate and compare your options using these tools.

Courtesy of the pension experts at Scottish Widows.

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Meet your future self

Take a look into the future and find out at what age you could retire.

Courtesy of the pension experts at Scottish Widows.

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Taking on your future

Expert pension guidance and resources from Scottish Widows. With over 200 years’ experience helping people prepare for their later years, you’re in safe hands.

Courtesy of the pension experts at Scottish Widows.

Start planning

The pension gender gap

In 2021 the average pension gap between men and women was £100k. Find out how Scottish Widows are working to close it.

Source: Scottish Widows Women and Retirement Report 2021.

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Responsible pensions

What you invest in can make a big difference to the planet. Scottish Widows is working towards making their pensions more environmentally friendly.

Courtesy of the pension experts at Scottish Widows.

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Your home and property


Home has never been so important. Whether you’re buying a property or looking to make some improvements, we’re here to help you take the next step.

You could lose your home if you don't keep up with mortgage repayments.

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Do more with your mortgage

If you already have a mortgage with us, you may be able to borrow more for home improvements or something special. Conditions apply.

Options for your mortgage

How green is your home?

Want to know how energy efficient your home is? Our Eco Home Hub could help you to reduce your carbon footprint and make more sustainable choices for your home.

Eco Home Hub

Want to pay off your mortgage sooner?

Use our handy calculator to find out how much you could save by overpaying on your mortgage. Limits may apply.

Overpayment calculator

Buy to Let mortgages

Try these five steps to find the right buy-to-let mortgage – whether it’s your first or you’re adding to your portfolio.

See buy-to-let mortgages

Your remortgage starts here

Thinking of remortgaging? Use our simple tool to find the right option for you.

Your remortgage options

Mortgage Calculator Tool

Check how much you could borrow and compare monthly payments to find the right mortgage for you.

Mortgage calculators
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Have you thought about life insurance?

Life insurance offers you peace of mind. A lump sum could help pay off your mortgage and any loans or bills, and could include critical illness cover. Provided by Scottish Widows.

Protect your loved ones

Important legal information

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