Guide to Annuities
UK Pensions

Where can I go to get more help?

The following links may also provide additional help and information:

The Consumer Finance Education Body (CFEB) has annuity rate comparison tables on their Moneymadeclear website showing providers currently offering the best annuity rates and how much you could receive.

The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS), is an independent voluntary organisation, grant-aided by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). They provide information and guidance on all pension matters, including state, company, personal and stakeholder schemes. They can also help if you have a problem, complaint or dispute with your occupational or private pension arrangement.

Reputable annuity policy providers should be a member of the Financial Services Association (FSA). Check the FSA register at to see whether your provider is registered and regulated by the FSA.

An Independent Financial Adviser (IFA) may be able to assist you in comparing and purchasing annuities. You can find a number of IFAs in you local area by using

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Guide Contents

What is an Annuity?
When might I need an annuity policy?
Types of Annuities
Pension annuities
Annuity income options
Enhanced and Lifestyle annuities
Impaired Life Annuities
Annuity Rates
Where can I go to get more help?

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