Aviva pensions iPhone app hits the App Store

Pension planning comes to the smartphone age

Your retirement fund, or lack thereof, in the palm of your hand.

How many of you have effectively planned for your retirement? Come on, let's see a show of hands? Anyone? Oh, ok.

A new iPhone app from insurance bods Aviva might just help you get the ball rolling so you're not freezing to death on your non-existent winter fuel allowance when the time comes to hang up your boots.

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The free Aviva Time To Act for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch app allows users to tally their monthly contributions, while viewing contributions they receive from the taxes and their employers.

if you dare to look the apps will also let you know how many years until you retire and how the pension is set to grow in the future.

Link: Aviva (via FT)