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  1. Payout of pension fund assets: Reasons for withdrawing pension fund assets early

    Payout of pension fund assets. When is early withdrawal possible and how can you request it?

    Which requirements apply for an early withdrawal of pension fund assets, and how should you go about requesting a withdrawal? What insured parties in Switzerland should absolutely know if they wish to make an early pension fund withdrawal.

  2. BVG conversion rate: How the conversion rate determines the BVG pension

    What is the conversion rate?

    The conversion rate is used to calculate the annual BVG pension from the available retirement capital. Anyone who wants to find out what pension is realistic after retirement  should know these important facts regarding the conversion rate and BVG regulations.

  3. Voluntary pension provision buy into pension fund or pillar 3a

    Voluntary pension contributions: Should you pay into the second pillar or Pillar 3a? 

    Those who want to ensure financial security in retirement can take advantage of two voluntary provision options with tax benefits: buying into a pension fund or paying into Pillar 3a. The pros and cons of each option to enable you to make the right decision in your own situation. 

  4. Identifying AHV contribution gaps

    AHV Contribution Gaps – Everything You Need to Know

    Anyone with gaps in their contributions to the Federal Old Age and Survivors' Insurance (AHV) will end up receiving a lower pension. So, how do these much-feared contribution gaps actually come about? How do you spot them and what can you do about them?

  5. Seven proposals for dealing with falling pensions

    Pensions are falling: seven suggestions for your private pension provision

    Low interest rates, increasing life expectancy, and falling conversion rates – future generations will have to expect lower pensions. Private pension provision is becoming more important. We have put together seven suggestions that will help you to live as worry-free as possible in your retirement.

  6. Suggestions for BVG reform: How they will affect our pensions

    According to the latest study by Credit Suisse, the pensions of the coming generations will be significantly lower than current pensions if nothing is done. Social partners are in the process of discussing possible reforms. This overview study assesses the reform proposals and calculates the monetary impact of the individual solutions.

  7. Second pillar: Falling pensions for future generations

    Pensions for future generations are falling sharply

    Lower returns and falling conversion rates – the current labor force can expect lower pensions. The latest study from Credit Suisse calculates how great the differences could actually be as well as who will have to face the heaviest losses.

  8. The future of retirement provision

    The future of retirement provision

    The Swiss retirement provision system will face several challenges in the coming years. Jan Schüpbach explains in the video what new solutions in the area of Pillar 3a savings could work for the majority.

  9. Splitting the AHV, pension fund, and Pillar 3a upon divorce

    What happens to your AHV (Old Age and Survivors' Insurance), pension fund, and Pillar 3a if you get divorced?

    In the event of a divorce, the same principle applies to AHV, pension fund and Pillar 3a assets, namely that entitlements and assets earned during the marriage are divided up. However, this is done differently from pillar to pillar. 

  10. Women need to be careful about their retirement provision when working part-time or on a career break

    Women: Think about your retirement provision if working part-time work or taking a career break

    Part-time work and employment interruptions are key reasons why women invest less in Pillar 3a, according to a new study by Credit Suisse. However, it is particularly important for them to increase their exposure to this pillar in order to compensate for the loss of the AHV and BVG pension due to reduced contributions.