Threat of retirement poverty trap

With all the speculation about the upcoming pensions review, it's easy to forget what exactly this country's pension crisis is.

19th November, 2005

With all the speculation about the upcoming pensions review, it's easy to forget what exactly this country's pension crisis is.

Most of us know that the as-yet unpublished pension review is trying to increase pension coverage in Ireland, particularly for those one million workers who do not have an occupational or private pension.

What many don't realise is that a lot of these workers will fall into a poverty trap when they retire, unless the...

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