The great American melting pot occasionally means that information on government services native speakers of English take for granted aren't quite as clear to all.

With that in mind, the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation has a program which allows speakers of 147 different languages to get more detailed information on their retirement needs – additionally helpful as the information itself is often complex enough on its own to participants.

The agency's Limited English Proficiency Program can assist plan participants by putting them in touch with the Foreign Languages Unit of PBGC's Benefits Administration and Payment Department.

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