DC scheme default strategy policy considerations

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Calvache, Vanessa
Pensions Policy Institute
Date of publication
11 March 2019
Briefing note 111
Social Policy, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Social welfare
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Future pensioners will receive the largest proportion of private pension income from Defined Contribution (DC) pensions. As the majority of DC members are saving in their scheme’s default strategy, trustee and provider decisions regarding how to structure these strategies will have a substantial impact on future pension incomes.

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