||<p>Since its launch in April, Pension Wise has helped nearly 950,000 people understand
their options and make informed choices about what to do with their retirement savings.
Nearly 18,000 free guidance appointments over the phone and face to face are being
delivered and more than 925,000 people have used the Pension Wise website, with many
people returning to the site regularly.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The government
is closely monitoring the operation and effectiveness of the Pension Wise service.
This ongoing monitoring is part of a wider programme of evaluation that the government
is undertaking to ensure that Pension Wise is working effectively, delivers value
for money, and meets consumer needs.</p><p> </p>