Increasing savings in automatic enrolment

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Adams, John; Pike, Tim
Pensions Policy Institute
Date of publication
3 June 2019
Older Adults, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Social welfare
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Automatic enrolment has substantially increased the number of active pension savers. However the minimum contribution levels may not be sufficient to provide an income in retirement that will maintain living standards for retirees. Policy or scheme approaches to increasing contributions can improve the likelihood of better outcomes for retirees.

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