Pensions should rise more slowly: ex-economy welcomed "Catching up factor"

In the pandemic, workers are affected by short-time work and unemployment. The senior citizens are spared due to the statutory pension guarantee. According to the plans of the traffic light coalition, an increase should therefore be lower. An earlier “economy” welcomes the “catching up factor”. The former chairman of the “Wirtschaftsweise”, Lars Feld, thinks it […]

Pensions should rise more slowly: ex-economy welcomed "Catching up factor"

In the pandemic, workers are affected by short-time work and unemployment. The senior citizens are spared due to the statutory pension guarantee. According to the plans of the traffic light coalition, an increase should therefore be lower. An earlier “economy” welcomes the “catching up factor”. The former chairman of the “Wirtschaftsweise”, Lars Feld, thinks it […]

After Corona only 4.4 percent plus: the traffic light applies the pension brake

The corona pandemic is also affecting German pensioners: They will have to forego an increase in 2021. After the zero round, an equalization should come, but not as lavishly as promised. The traffic light parties ensure that an earlier correction rule takes effect again. The around 21 million pensioners in Germany must expect that the […]

Increase in weekly working hours: Researchers: Germans have to work more for retirement

The traffic light coalition wants to secure the pension level, from 2022 annual increases are planned. At the same time there will be fewer employed people. The only solution, according to economists: Part-time workers in particular should work more. In view of the expected pension increase of 5.2 percent in 2022, German economists have spoken […]

Safest and most profitable investment: consumer advocates are calling for stock pensions

Because of the Corona and the climate, people tend to forget that pensions are not going well either. The subject has long been neglected – and is now falling on the feet of the new government. Because in order for the money to last in old age, a lot has to happen. For example, using […]

Fear of old-age provision: Juso boss finds share pensions tricky

The possible traffic light coalition does not want to shake the pension: same level, same entry age. In addition to premium increases, only investments in the stock market can be considered for financing. The Juso federal chairwoman Rosenthal is skeptical, however. The Juso federal chairwoman Jessica Rosenthal has criticized the discussion about a pension on […]

Voluntary submission: tax return can increase the basic pension

With the basic pension, long-term insured persons receive a surcharge on their mini-pensions. If you submit a tax return, you may be able to increase the surcharge. How does it work? The basic pension law has been in force since January 1, 2021. Pensioners who have worked for many years and earned below average are […]

Election promises of the parties: Retire when I want?

Scholz makes advances to the FDP, but the SPD would probably be the quickest to reach an agreement with the Greens on pensions. The Union, on the other hand, relies on a flourishing economy as the best precaution, the FDP several times on shares. Two parties want to make the entry age more flexible. Depending […]