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Charlie Weston: Now there's almost no incentive left for saving

Published 22/10/2012 | 05:00

Picture posed. Thinkstock
Picture posed. Thinkstock

SOMETIMES it seems as if the Government is doing all in its powers to rob workers of a decent retirement.

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And that is illogical, because if people can't fund their own golden years the burden will fall on the State.

Last week, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said the tax relief available to workers to encourage them to tie up money for decades for a pension will be cut.

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