Retirees will outlive their savings by a decade

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content The good news for many of the world’s major economies is that people are living longer. But with longevity comes challenges – and a new report suggests retirees around the globe will […]

Portugal’s pension system needs to prepare for rapid population ageing

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. Portugal needs to reform its pensions system to address the challenges of a fast-shrinking workforce and high levels of old-age inequality, according to a new OECD report. The OECD Reviews of Pension Systems: Portugal says the country’s rapidly ageing population, a result of low fertility and […]

Japan should reform retirement policies to meet challenge of ageing workforce

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. Japan must improve job quality and further reform the mandatory retirement age to address upfront the challenges of its rapidly ageing and shrinking labour force, according to a new OECD report. Working Better with Age: Japan highlights that Japan has the highest old-age dependency ratio of all […]

To be fair or to be sustainable? That is the (retirement) question

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Amish Gandhi, Principal, Mercer Hundreds of thousands of people march on the capital. They are protesting against a government-mandated retirement system that is perceived as favouring the investment firms which manage the people’s retirement accounts, rather than the […]