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Started by: PeterP (7863)

I am getting near to drawing my state pension but wonder who is best (face to face) to talk to over my pension. I don't want to do this over the phone.

Started: 20th Jan 2020 at 14:43

Posted by: FAT MICK (1545) 

You could ask Joe Soap, but I woudnt I would ask 2 or 3 a proper pensions advisor, then go home and think about it

Replied: 20th Jan 2020 at 15:15

Posted by: PeterP (7863)

Mick where can I find Joe Soap Will I find him down Dickys Meadow Why do you think I asked about a pensions advisor,On line is no good to many factors involved.

Replied: 20th Jan 2020 at 15:23

Posted by: lectriclegs (3900)

What is it you want to know about you state pension?

Replied: 20th Jan 2020 at 16:57

Posted by: broady (15993) 

Mine was easily solved. I spend every penny, and more besides, as fast as I can.

Replied: 20th Jan 2020 at 17:08

Posted by: linma (2603)

Where is Dicky's Meadow?

Replied: 20th Jan 2020 at 17:16

Posted by: PeterP (7863)

Lectriclegs has it stands if and when I draw the state pension I am led to believe I will loss my Carers allowance. Also it is another 2years till my wife turns 66 so does it pay me to defare my pension till then. This is only part of it. This is why I need to speak to some one person to person

Replied: 20th Jan 2020 at 17:26

Posted by: broady (15993) 

Maybe Citizens Advice Bureau could help you with that one. Wouldn't think it is a rare occurrence. Good luck.

Replied: 20th Jan 2020 at 17:52

Posted by: whups (4814) 

right beside scrivenses bridge.

Replied: 12th Aug 2020 at 12:49

Posted by: Heatons68 (20)

Peter P , if you defer your state pension , you will still lose carers allowance as they deem it as you are entitled to it and its your own decision not to get it ,also the date they give you to start your pension is
false as its paid a month in arrears ie: your first payment is made a month after your due date . Are you a member of Wigan and Leigh carers association
if not you can enrol , they give really good confidential advice

Replied: 12th Aug 2020 at 15:08

Posted by: PeterP (7863)

Heaton68 sorted now thanks. I am a member of Wigan and Leigh carers

Replied: 12th Aug 2020 at 17:30

 

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