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Pensions & Annuities tag returned 160 results

  • Are consumers financially literate enough to navigate online information?

    Saving, investing, and planning for retirement can be an exercise in futility if an individual lacks the know-how that is required to be successful, according to the seventh annual Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey.

    Agents | 17 Jul 2018
  • Old people, bus passes

    All around the world people are living longer. People in developed countries are living longest of all. But the overall improvement in life expectancy is not matched by an improvement in overall health.

    AIRPlus | 16 Jul 2018
  • Asia: Consumers more confident in retirement prospects than US counterparts

    Sixty-nine percent of consumers in Asia expressed confidence in being able to retire and live the lifestyle they wanted, while only 50% of American consumers had that level of confidence, according to LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute (LIMRA SRI) which recently compared consumers' retirement readiness in Asia and the US.

    Agents | 16 Jul 2018
  • Dispelling the myth of high savings among the Chinese

    The Chinese may not have as much money to spend as the headline numbers would indicate, according to Mr Christopher Balding is an associate professor of business and economics at the HSBC Business School in Shenzhen.

    China | 13 Jul 2018
  • The ageing challenge - The single biggest issue facing the insurance industry

    There is no one-size-fits-all for the globally prevalent problem of providing security for ageing populations, according to a discussion by a panel of experts at the Global Insurance Forum in Berlin.

    Agents | 12 Jul 2018
  • Increasing longevity, reduction in government benefits call for revamp of 'social contract'

    Rising longevity and population aging are top among global megatrends that are placing a growing financial strain on social security safety nets, as well as workplace benefits such as defined benefit retirement plans. Livelihoods have been changed with technology advancements and flexible labour markets have rendered the job-for-life notion almost obsolete.

    AIRPlus | 12 Jul 2018
  • Hong Kong: Govt-run annuity plan launched

    Hong Kong's HK$10bn (US$1.27bn) public annuity plan has received a mixed response since application forms were made available through 20 local banks this week.

    Asia | 11 Jul 2018
  • Regulator issues rules for investments of tax-deferred pension funds

    The CBIRC has issued its a set of regulations stipulating the use of funds from tax-deferred pension plans in terms of investment scope and proportion, investment capacity, investment management, and risk management.

    China | 06 Jul 2018
  • Australia: Financial advisers seek changes to proposed education requirements

    The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has said that the benefits of major reform to education standards for financial advisers can be obtained without the likely negative consequences that the current proposals could generate.

    Asia | 05 Jul 2018
  • Multi-generation insurance management holds promise

    Potential exists in China for multi-generation management of insurance, which is related to retirement and the nation's second-child policy, a senior executive of UK-headquartered Aviva has said.

    China | 29 Jun 2018


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