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- SOCIAL SECURITY AND HOUSEHOLDS' SAVING. Attanasio, Orazio P.; Brugiavini, Agar // Quarterly Journal of Economics;Aug2003, Vol. 118 Issue 3, p1075
This paper provides new evidence on the substitutability between private and pension wealth by exploiting the Italian pension reform of 1992. We use a difference-in-difference estimator that exploits the differential effects of the reform on individuals belonging to several year-of-birth cohorts...
- Drift of concurrency. McGinley, John Joe // Money Marketing;11/15/2001, p46
Focuses on the pension concurrency rules for employees in Great Britain. Advantage of the personal pension route; Benefits of concurrency; Information on worksite marketing.
- Pension funds: Should employees call their own shots? Rose, Joan R.; Potter, Debra // Medical Economics;6/26/95, Vol. 72 Issue 12, p12
Presents graphs on employees' preferences for investment decisions. Relation between a participant's household income and his desire to contribute to investment decisions.
- What to Do When Your Pension Is Frozen. Dunleavey, M. P. // Money;Jun2010, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p31
The article offers financial tips and advice to people who have had their pensions frozen by their employer. It discusses retirement benefits and the impact of frozen pensions on different age groups. Other topics include assessing savings against expenses, employee contributions, and suspension...
- Why invest in a preservation fund? // Finance Week;11/17/2003, p48
Discusses the advantages of investing in preservation funds which are considered an extension of the employer's pension or provident fund when an employee is retrenched or has resigned. Structure of preservation funds.
- KiwiSaver: what it means for you and your clients. Cross, Tracey; Taylor, Christopher // Chartered Accountants Journal;Jun2006, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p73
The article provides information on KiwiSaver, a voluntary workplace-based superannuation savings initiative of the New Zealand government. According to the article, the initiative aims to increase the savings of New Zealanders. Beginning April 2007, all new employees between the ages of 18 and...
- Employees have more investment options, survey reports. // Fairfield County Business Journal;1/13/97, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p12
Focuses on a survey of employers in the United states conducted by Foster Higgins, regarding investment options offered to employees. Number of investment options for the average plan; Selection of individual options; Trend towards the investment of more money in equity options; Better employee...
- Capitalism and the plight of Mrs James. James, David // BRW;11/03/97, Vol. 19 Issue 42, p80
Discusses what the author has termed Mrs James Turns Pale effect or MJTP syndrome, which is what occurred when his mother learned her Australian superannuation fund had invested heavily in casinos. Other savers ignorant of what their funds are investing in; Investment community assuming returns...
- Money TO THE RESCUE. Clitheroe, Paul // Money (Australia Edition);Apr2004, Issue 4, p106
Presents pieces of advice to a couple in Australia who are in their 50s. Investment options when the husband received his superannuation; Property they own.