The UK population contributes an average of £325 per month, research finds

By beginning preparation for the later stages of your life now, you can help yourself look forward to retiring with less money worries. Get started, by making small investments each month towards a personal pension and then watch your pension pot grow!

According to research from True Potential Investor, some parts of the UK are managing to make small monthly contributions of between £1 and £300, well below the UK average monthly contribution (£325). The UK areas that stand out are: East Midlands (28%), West Midlands (24%) and Yorkshire & Humberside (23%).