Martin Lewis, 45, revealed how using the Pension Tracing Service can help you to top up your state pension.
You may well have a number of pensions you do not even know about - especially if you have moved jobs frequently.
He told Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on This Morning that many are claiming tens of thousands of pounds using the service.
He said: “People move jobs, they forget what they had, they’re not sure they had a work place pension, someone dies with an open pension and they haven’t put down who their dependents are when they die and it’s just sitting there.”Related articles
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He claimed people reveal huge pots of money waiting for them when using the service.
“Someone got in touch with me recently and said they found a £21,000 pension just by using this in five minutes,” Martin added.
“That is just not going to be uncommon there is so much money is lost pensions out there.
“People ask me ‘I have four pensions I don’t understand, I don’t know what to do with them’, and as soon