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  1. Retirement planning for young people: How best to save when young

    Early pension planning? Sure thing! The best tips for young adults.

    "My pension won't be enough anyhow!" The 2020 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer shows young adults are thinking about the future. Retirement provision is at the top of their agenda. The reason is that it is currently in serious distress – with dire consequences for the younger generation. So, what can you do? Save for old age as wisely and early as possible! The best retirement planning tips for young people – across all the pillars.

  2. Wave of retirements among baby boomers: What it means for the Swiss pension system

    The wave of baby boomer retirements is gathering momentum. What does that mean for younger generations?

    Many workers dream of taking early retirement. From a labor market perspective, however, exactly the opposite should be made more attractive: working beyond normal retirement age. That is because the wave of baby boomers entering retirement in Switzerland is creating a distinct imbalance in retirement provision, as Credit Suisse's 2020 pension study reveals.

  3. Retirement planning: Planning for retirement early

    Retirement planning for every stage of life.

    Planning pension provision early pays off in old age. Those who give regular consideration to retirement planning and make any necessary adjustments have fewer worries about financial security in old age. Keep this in mind so that you can enjoy your retirement to the full later on.

  4. Leaving Switzerland: The rules that apply to old age and survivors' insurance, pension funds, and tied pension provision

    Leaving Switzerland. What happens to old age and survivors' insurance, pension funds, and tied pension provision.

    If you're moving away from Switzerland, you'll have a lot to think about. A key item on the list will be your retirement provision. Find out the rules that apply to old age and survivors' insurance, pension funds, and the tied pension provision if you're leaving Switzerland – and how to best proceed.

  5. 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?

  6. Purchasing pension benefits: a discussion with financial planner Manuela Meier-Gloor

    Purchasing pension benefits: fill gaps and save taxes

    Voluntarily purchasing pension benefits is ideal for saving taxes. Manuela Meier-Gloor, a financial planner from Zug, explains what you should consider.

  7. 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. 

  8. Employee benefits insurance in the case of multiple jobs. What you need to know.

    Multiple jobs: What you need to know about your pension fund 

    These days, many employees work part time for several employers. This means that, despite regular income, they don't earn enough to fall directly under statutory BVG insurance. Nonetheless, they too should provide for their retirement. What solutions are available for this with employee benefits insurance? 

  9. Rocco Baldinger, Credit Suisse: Opening several Pillar 3a accounts can have tax benefits.

    Open several Pillar 3a accounts and possibly save taxes as a result

    People who pay their pension capital into different Pillar 3a accounts can save taxes in many cantons, because the capital can then be withdrawn gradually over several years. We reveal how many accounts it's worth having and over what period you can withdraw your capital. 

  10. 3rd pillar, financial planning for retirement, pension provision in Switzerland, 2018 maximum amount

    What You Need to Know About the 3rd Pillar 

    What exactly is the 3rd pillar? What is the maximum amount gainful employees can pay in for 2020? Where and how can people voluntarily save up retirement capital? And starting when and under what conditions are you allowed to withdraw money from the private pension provision? Those are the most important facts for the 3rd pillar.