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  1. Securities-based savings: Secure long-term potential returns with Pillar 3a funds

    Securities-based savings: Pillar 3a funds provide the following benefits

    The private pension provision, known as the third pillar, supplements the government and employee benefits insurance. As an alternative to a pension account, securities-based savings are an attractive investment solution. Those who invest early in their pension provision improve the potential for larger returns by using Pillar 3a funds.

  2. 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.

  3. Maximum Pillar 3a amount in 2019

    Maximum Pillar 3a amount in 2020

    It is worthwhile to pay into Pillar 3a in order to save on taxes and prepare for retirement. The maximum amount for 2020 remains the same as in 2019.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Credit Suisse pension fund study 2019: Pensions to fall sharply for future generations

    Credit Suisse publishes study on employee benefits insurance in Switzerland

  7. Pension provision in Switzerland: BVG, Pillar 3a, etc. explained in brief

    Nine key terms related to pension provision. Explained briefly and concisely in videos.

    What the heck is... retirement provision? The pension system in Switzerland is based on three pillars: state, occupational, and private pensions. The key terms related to AHV, BVG, and Pillar 3a explained in nine brief videos.

  8. Switzerland's 3-pillar model

    Retirement provision in Switzerland. The three-pillar principle explained simply.

    Retirement provision in Switzerland is based on three pillars. Together, they form the solid basis for comprehensive old-age security. The three pillars also offer financial security in the event of death and disability. Watch the video to find out how the three-pillar principle is structured and how it works. 

  9. Gaetano Cardillo, trainer for client advisors, Credit Suisse, on pension gaps

    Closing Pension Gaps – almost everyone is affected

    How do pension gaps arise, and how can you close them? We put these questions to Gaetano Cardillo, trainer for client advisors at Credit Suisse. His advice: The "pension gap" problem should be tackled at a sufficiently early stage. 

  10. 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.