Pensions Glossary

Pension jargon simplified

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Derivative

Find out what a derivative is along with some common examples.
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Defined contribution pension

Find out what a defined contribution pension is - explained in plain English.
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Workplace pension

Find out what a workplace pension is - explained in plain English.
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Tax relief

Find out how tax relief works on your pension contributions.
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State pension

Find out how the State pension works - explained in plain English.
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SIPP

Learn what a Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) is - explained in plain English.
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Risk

Learn how level of risk affects the investments in your pension.
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Private pension

Find out what a private pension is - explained in plain English.
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Personal pension

Find out what a personal pension is - explained in plain English.
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Investing

Learn about the basics of investing and how it impacts your pension.
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Equities

Discover what equity is and how it impacts your pension.
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Employer contributions

Find out what employer contributions are and what they mean for your pension.
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Defined benefit pension

Find out what a defined benefit pension is - explained in plain English.
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Contributions

Learn what the phrase pension contribution actually means.
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Compound interest

Learn what compound interest is, how it works, and how it can affect your pension.
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Bonds (fixed income)

Find out what fixed income bonds are and how they work.
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Auto-enrolment

Discover what auto-enrolment means and how it affects your pension.
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Annuity

Find out what an annuity is and how they give you an income in retirement.
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