How can I top up my pension benefits?
There are two main ways of doing this - they may sound very similar but they're completely different! One is called Additional Pension Contributions (or APCs) and the other is Additional Voluntary Contributions (or AVCs).
We have recently expanded this section of our website, including a handy comparison that helps you decide which is most suited to you. Why not have a look to find out more...
- I've got my annual statement from you for my deferred benefits with GMPF. Where can I find out more about these?
- I currently draw a pension from GMPF. When is it paid into my bank account?
- Why does my tax sometimes vary each month?
- I'm drawing a pension from you - how does it increase in line with prices?
- I'm leaving my job - what are my choices with my pension?
- When are you open over the Christmas break, and how can I get in touch if you're closed?
- I draw a pension from you. How do I change the bank account it is paid into?
- Do I need to nominate someone to receive a pension when I die?
- I already pay AVCs with Prudential to top up my pension. How can I check on my AVCs?
- I currently pay into the fund. When will I be getting my annual statement?
- I've had a number of cold calls from people claiming to be pension companies... how do I know if its a scam?
- A colleague was telling me they had some 85 rule protection. Hasn't that been scrapped years ago?
- I've got deferred benefits with you. When will I be getting my annual statement?
- What day is my GMPF pension paid on?
- When will this year's pension statements be coming out?
- What is the COPE amount in my state pension?
- Can I take some tax free cash from my pension before I retire?