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The 3-Pillar Principle Explained Simply

The Swiss pension system is based on three pillars. Together, they constitute a solid foundation for a worry-free life in old age.

The three-pillar pension system in Switzerland is among the world's most progressive. Its aim is to allow people to maintain their accustomed standard of living in retirement and in the event of disability or the death of a partner. This video explains simply and concisely how the three-pillar system is structured and what has to be considered to guarantee the standard of living.