The ABC of supplementary pensions
The supplementary pension is the piggy bank that you build up during your career with the help of your employer or a sectoral organization. On retiring you are paid the accumulated amount, in addition to the statutory pension you receive from the government.
About 75% of employers build supplementary pensions for their employees. There are good reasons for this:
Read all about the constitution of your complementary pension on the detailed page "Wat is a complementary pension?"
What is death-in-service coverage?
Death-in-service coverage is a type of life insurance that your employer can take out for you and your colleagues as an additional benefit. In this case your employer provides in the pension scheme that a certain sum (death benefit) will be paid out if you die before retirement age. For this, your employer pays a premium. In some cases, your employer even allows you to choose the size of your death-in-service benefit.
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