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Retirement

PFRDA raises equity exposure in NPS to 75%
NPS subscribers now have two more choices of funds to invest – Aggressive and Conservative Life Cycle Funds.
by Team Cafemutual Nov 10, 2016
PFRDA allows pension fund managers to invest NPS corpus in AIFs
Pension fund managers can invest up to 5% in AIFs.
by Darshita Shah Nov 8, 2016
PFRDA exempts AFPs from obtaining NISM certificate to become a retirement adviser
Now, Associate Financial Planners (AFPs) need not appear for NISM test to become a retirement adviser.
by Nishant Patnaik Nov 3, 2016
India’s elderly population projected to rise by 19% in 2050, an opportunity for advisers?
Read on to find out how to help your clients post retirement.
by Team Cafemutual Oct 14, 2016
Retirees are in need of financial planning, finds a study
A study conducted by an NGO, Agewell Foundation shows that elders with a good net worth are in search of financial planning services to earn a good income from their retirement kitty.
by Team Cafemutual Oct 6, 2016
67% employers suggest making NPS compulsory: survey
NPS is seen as a strong pillar in supporting retirement needs for the future but there has to be greater employee awareness to leverage NPS effectively.
by Team Cafemutual Sep 13, 2016
PFRDA reduces minimum contribution in NPS to 1000 a year
The pension fund regulator has decreased the requirement of maintaining minimum annual contribution in NPS from Rs. 6,000 to Rs. 1,000 to keep the account active.
by Team Cafemutual Sep 1, 2016
Majority of Indians do not have a retirement strategy
Gobally, a worrying proportion of workers (38% including India) have no retirement strategy for their future retirement, finds the Aegon Insurance survey.
by Team Cafemutual Aug 26, 2016
PFRDA to reconsider commission structure of NPS distributors
The pension fund regulator may consider increasing the commission structure on NPS to make it more attractive for distributors.
by Nishant Patnaik Aug 20, 2016
‘PFRDA is disappointed with the performance of annuity schemes’
The pension fund regulator may consider allowing NPS subscribers to remain invested in NPS post retirement.
by Nishant Patnaik Aug 17, 2016
PFRDA wants to regulate pension products of AMCs and insurers
PFRDA Chairman Hemant Contractor said that the government has formed a committee to see if PFRDA can regulate all pension schemes.
by Nishant Patnaik Aug 13, 2016
India ranks last in retirement preparedness, finds Natixis survey
India hits the bottom in the retirement index with an overall score of 44% among 43 nations.
by Team Cafemutual Jul 27, 2016
Few takers for NPS distribution
Most of the IFAs whom Cafemutual spoke to believe that mutual fund retirement schemes are better than NPS to save for retirement.
by Banali Banerjee Jul 22, 2016
61% Indians want to retire in the next five years, says HSBC survey
14% of those wanting to retire within the next 5 years believe that they cannot afford to do so.
by Team Cafemutual Jul 19, 2016
How can advisers help clients save for retirement?
Indians are culturally known to save more than their counterparts in the western world. Yet, confidence in the current level of savings for retirement reduces as one gets closer to retirement.
by Team Cafemutual Jul 15, 2016