This is a basic guide to a forbidding subject. We see how this vast industry is structured and who does what within it. We see how money is managed. All of the main types of pension (state and private) are explained. There are potentially life changing decisions to be taken. We find out what they are and consider some of the possible pitfalls.
Martin Fagan has been writing about finance for over 30 years. He has written for and edited a number of magazines focussed on the industry and often appeared as a commentator on it on TV and radio.