Lucy Coward and Gethin Jones* have been learning a piece of music which is new to them – I Was Glad by Hubert Parry - and have performed it at Classic FM Live at the Royal Albert Hall.
It's never too late to try something new – and if you're starting to think about what you might do in retirement, Pension Wise is the first step to getting to know your pension options.
Pension Wise is a free and impartial government service to help you understand your options when it comes to accessing your pension pot. Pension Wise is available if you're 50 or over with a defined contribution pension (also known as a personal or workplace pension).
Just call 0800 138 1583 or for more information, visit pensionwise.gov.uk
*Alexander Armstrong was due to take part at Classic FM Live for Pensionwise. Unfortunately, he was unable to perform on the night but you can still watch Alexander's progress as he learnt "I Was Glad' in the video below.
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Classic FM presenter Lucy Coward, and TV star Gethin Jones learned a new piece of music with the aim of performing it as part of a full orchestra in front of a packed audience at the Royal Albert Hall.
It was a major test of their musical ability so how did they cope?
Watch the video to find out more….
Appointments with specially-trained Pension Wise guiders are tailored to your circumstances and outline the six options open to you.
The guiders are friendly, knowledgeable and there to help you.
Appointments last for approximately 50 minutes and can be either face-to-face or over the phone, whichever suits you best. (The face-to-face appointments take place in one of hundreds of locations across the country).
Pension Wise will never try to sell you any financial products - instead your guidance specialist will help you understand any tax, fees and charges when taking your pension.
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