Sunday January 26, 2020

Individuals must become more involved in pension planning

Direct contribution customers need to decide what risk they are willing to take with investments. This and other subjects were discussed at the Pensions and Investment Summit last week

25th September, 2016
Richard Temperley, head of investment development at Zurich Life Pic: Finbarr O'Rourke

Engaging individuals in their investment strategy is key to influencing the direct contribution pension generation, Zurich’s Richard Temperley told the inaugural Sunday Business Post Pensions & Investment Summit.

Questioning whether the traditional default lifestyling strategies were appropriate for the challenges of the future, he noted that, by 2050, Ireland was only going to “have two people working for every retiree”.

“It’s clearly a huge problem coming down the tracks,” he said....

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