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House

We spend roughly a third of our life in retirement, but how many of us have really thought about the type of lifestyle we want and whether we can achieve it?

Article date: 23/08/18

Article date: 23/08/18

Plant

There are a number of different ways to access your pension when you cease employment and retire.

Article date: 23/08/18

Article date: 23/08/18

New to USS

If you’re new to USS or joined in the last few years, you might not know how registering with My USS can help you get to grips with your retirement savings.

Article date: 05/07/18

Article date: 05/07/18

RR My USS

Whether retirement’s just around the corner or even a few years away, it’s never too late to make decisions that will help you achieve the lifestyle you’ve worked so hard for.

Article date: 05/07/18

Article date: 05/07/18

Nutshell

When it comes to tax, many people think of charges and deductions, but there is another side to tax when saving for retirement.

Article date: 13/02/18

Article date: 13/02/18

Checklist

One thing that shouldn’t be missed off your to-do list is making sure you’re on track with your pension savings.

Article date: 13/02/18

Article date: 13/02/18

Tick list pen

The arrival of your statement from USS is the perfect opportunity to review your pension savings, to help you reach your retirement goals.

Article date: 11/12/17

Article date: 11/12/17

Calculator

As a USS member, there are a whole range of benefit and investment choices available to you, are you aware of your benefits and choices?

Article date: 11/12/17

Article date: 11/12/17

Stars

USS is committed to keeping members informed about the scheme’s investment performance and providing ways for members to keep track of things personally.

Article date: 31/10/17

Article date: 31/10/17

Coin stack

It’s never too late to start getting to grips with your pension and saving for retirement; however, the earlier you start, the better.

Article date: 27/09/17

Article date: 27/09/17

Deck chairs

No matter what your retirement aspirations are, it’s important to make sure you’re on track for affording the retirement you want.

Article date: 27/09/17

Article date: 27/09/17

Boat and aeroplane

Retirement may be a great opportunity to do the things you always wish you had more time for.

Article date: 23/08/18

Article date: 23/08/18

Take control

It’s easy to take your pension for granted, but the more planning you do now, the more it could benefit you in the future.

Article date: 05/07/18

Article date: 05/07/18

USSIB Options

When you become a member of USS you automatically join the USS Retirement Income Builder.

Article date: 05/07/18

Article date: 05/07/18

Keep track

Eight out of ten USS members are unlikely to reach limits set by HMRC. Find out how you can keep track.

Article date: 13/02/18

Article date: 13/02/18

Close look

Take a look at our infographic for a close look at pension tax.

Article date: 13/02/18

Article date: 13/02/18

Arrows and feet

The earlier you start getting to grips with your pension, the better your chances of planning the retirement you want.

Article date: 11/12/17

Article date: 11/12/17

Chess

For any member of a pension scheme, the performance of the financial markets can be directly relevant.

Article date: 31/10/17

Article date: 31/10/17

Dartboard

The great news for USS members is that since they launched, all funds have outperformed their benchmarks, meaning they have done better than the market.

Article date: 31/10/17

Article date: 31/10/17

Money jars

Take a look at our infographic to find out the facts from 12 months of the USS Investment Builder.

Article date: 31/10/17

Article date: 31/10/17

Laptop

As a USS member, you can manage your USS Investment Builder membership online through My USS.

Article date: 27/09/17

Article date: 27/09/17