IFA Jargon Buster

The world of finance can be confusing. If you're unsure of some technical terms, explore our handy jargon buster to see the definition.

Similar to a Guaranteed Equity Bond (see above). This type of plan pays a regular income to an investor and they will normally receive their original capital investment back on maturity

An investment where you are normally (but not always) guaranteed to receive back your original capital investment, plus a return. These arrangements usually run for a fixed term of between 3-5 years.

See Ethical Funds

An arrangement set up by an employer for employees to participate in a personal pension scheme on a group basis.

A fixed interest bond or security issued by the UK Government.