Futureproofing your pension savings during a pandemic

The temptation has been strong for savers over the past turbulent year to dip into their post-retirement funds, but later in life we’ll be glad we kept up payments

11th April, 2021
Futureproofing your pension savings during a pandemic
Alistair Byrne, head of EMEA Pensions and Retirement Strategy, State Street Global Advisors

Last year was far from ordinary. When financial markets began to feel the impact of the global pandemic last year, the daily routine of many workers had already changed dramatically.

Around the world, governments, employers and financial institutions were working hard to put provisions in place to prevent an immediate impact on household incomes.

Initiatives such as furlough schemes and working from home meant that many workers were able to maintain income levels, continue saving...

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