Employee Retirement Income Security Act
Employee Retirement Income Security ActIn the US, a federal law introduced for the protection of participants in private pension plans.
Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
Tax-sheltered retirement plan for Canadian citizens, much like an American IRA.
IRA (individual Retirement Account)IRA (individual Retirement Account)
Savings programs available to individuals. The plans allow for a certain amount to be deposited each year. This money is not subject to income tax for that year or following years as long as it is not withdrawn. The money is taxed as withdrawn upon retirement, usually when the depositor is in a lower tax bracket. During the life of the account, the money may be put into various interest bearing investments. Securities dealers as well as banking institutions now offer IRA'S.
Normal retirementNormal retirement
The age or number of working years after which a pension plan beneficiary can retire and receive unreduced benefits immediately.
Debt retirementDebt retirement
The complete repayment of debt. See: Sinking fund.
Retirement annuity contract (RAC)Retirement annuity contract (RAC)
Prior to 30th June1988, people not in pensionable employment (employment where no pension scheme exists) or people who were self employed were able to qualify for tax relief for contributions made to a pension scheme known as a retirement annuity under sections 226 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1970. Although RACs were replaced by personal pension plans from 1st July 1988 those already in force may continue to operate.
Further Suggestionsunfunded unapproved retirement benefits scheme
Bonds Enabling Annual Retirement Savings (BEARS)
Retirement Protection Act of 1994
Tax deferred retirement plans
Individual Retirement Account (IRA)
normal retirement age
Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
individual retirement account
normal retirement date