It’s important to regularly review your AVC pot to make sure you’re on track to achieve the lifestyle you want when you stop working.
You can check the value of your AVC pot online or in your Annual Benefit Statement. Your statement will show you many things including:
If you're not yet registered, you can do this now.
If you’d like to change your contributions, please contact your employer/scheme administrator.
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It’s important to plan for your future. You may need more money than you think when you retire as.
It's up to you to decide which investment option is right for your needs. Watch our 'Understanding your investment options' video for more information.
Additional Voluntary Contributions, or AVCs, are a separate pot of money you can build up alongside your employer’s pension scheme to give you extra retirement benefits.
One of the reasons you might choose to save for your retirement with AVCs, alongside your main scheme pension, is the tax savings they offer.