Review Untangles EU convolutions

(02.10.2015 - News)
The legislative and political projects of the European Commission affect the earnings-related pension system in many ways. The updated review by the Finnish Centre for Pensions specifies the most significant EU projects relating to pensions and the related preparatory work.

Growing Income and Consumption of Retirees

(14.09.2015 - Notice)
The status of retirees relative to the working-age population has clearly improved in the long run. Their income has grown and they consume more than ever. However, the retirees are not a homogenous group; inequality within the group has increased.

Retirement age will rise as planned

(10.09.2015 - Notice)
According to the projects made at the Finnish Centre for Pensions, the Government bill on the 2017 pension reform will lead to retirement at a later age and a higher employment rate. As working lives are extended, the pressure to increase the earnings-related pension contributions will be alleviated and the average pensions will rise.

Pension for the Self-Employed - Confirm the Income from Work Correctly

(13.08.2015 - News)
The confirmed income from work of the self-employed is too often below the actual income. The self-employed should not underestimate their work input in fear of the contributions. If the confirmed income from work is low, it also affects the amounts of the sickness allowance and the parental allowance, both of which are determined based on the confirmed income from work.

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