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A guide to pension gobbledygook

The pension industry is notorious for making a meal of its language – that’s why we’ve created this guide to pension gobbledygook as part of our Pension Week campaign. We hope it’ll make some of the most complex pension terminology easier to swallow.
23 April 2018

What’s in the guide?

We’ve covered some of the most common – and most complicated – gobbledygook that you might come across when planning for the future. So if you’re not sure when your next BCE is, or how the MPAA will affect you after taking a UPFLS or an annuity, then you’re in the right place!

Read the guide


Not sure about your pensions?

The aim of Pension Week is to help you get on top of your pensions. If you want to know more about anything you read in the guide or if you just want to talk to an expert about your pensions in general, why not book a free pension consultation? Call us on 020 7189 9999, fill in this short form or email