Tag Archives: pension funds

I’ll take them all

Now the big question is how to introduce more freedom of choice without sacrificing solidarity The debate about Dutch pensions has taken a new route. A few years ago the debate centred around the question whether workers of retirees should pay for the shocks that are inherent to a funded system. Now the big question

Freezing cold interest rates

Which temperature would characterise best current interest rates? Certainly not one that feels as comfortably warm. Current interest rates are so low that one would not expect people to put any money on their saving accounts. Probably, it is the low transaction costs due to the ICT revolution or something like that which explains why