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Pensions: 'People can't seriously expect to retire aged 65 for perpetuity'

The overhaul of the State pension system, taking effect in January 2024, will give people the option to continue working until the age of 70. Those that do so will secure a State Pension of €315 per week, compared with the current rate of €265.30 per week. New research from Lockton People Solutions Ireland shows less than one in four people would be willing to do so. Would you be willing to work to 70 if it meant an extra 50 euro a week in your state pension? Andrea was joined by listeners to discuss…

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13.53 23 Mar 2023


Pensions: 'People can't seriously expect to retire aged 65 for perpetuity'


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The overhaul of the State pension system, taking effect in January 2024, will give people the option to continue working until the age of 70. Those that do so will secure a State Pension of €315 per week, compared with the current rate of €265.30 per week.

New research from Lockton People Solutions Ireland shows less than one in four people would be willing to do so. Would you be willing to work to 70 if it meant an extra 50 euro a week in your state pension?

Andrea was joined by listeners to discuss…


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