Friday 18 August 2017

On the streets: do you have a pension?

Journalist Barbara McCarthy hit the streets of Dublin to find out what you think about pensions. Some of the responses were not what you might expect.

Planning for the future is not everyone’s priority, and often, the stage of life you are at will affect your attitude to pensions. Recent research shows that only 47% of Irish workers have a pensions*. This means many of us will face a gap in our savings. Indeed, Ireland has the third largest pension gap in Europe, an average of €12,200 per year per person*.

Check to see if you will have a gap in your pension with this online calculator.

*Source Aviva, September 2016

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