EXPLAINED: Could people in Germany soon be working until the age of 68?

EXPLAINED: Could people in Germany soon be working until the age of 68?

A dramatic warning issued by an expert commission to the government has said that Germany faces a “financial shock” if it doesn’t raise its retirement age soon. So will we all have to work for longer in the near future?

Germany plans reforms to avoid double taxation on pensions: What you need to know

Germany plans reforms to avoid double taxation on pensions: What you need to know

Everything that changes in Germany in July 2020
FOR MEMBERS

Everything that changes in Germany in July 2020

Explained: What are Germany’s planned new pension reforms?

Explained: What are Germany’s planned new pension reforms?

Why poverty among pensioners continues to rise in Germany

Why poverty among pensioners continues to rise in Germany

Half of all Germans ‘worry about old-age poverty’

Half of all Germans ‘worry about old-age poverty’

Why taxes on pensioners in Germany have risen up to 500 percent since 2010

Why taxes on pensioners in Germany have risen up to 500 percent since 2010

Grundrente: Merkel’s coalition reaches deal on Germany’s pension reform

Grundrente: Merkel’s coalition reaches deal on Germany’s pension reform

How does Germany’s pension system measure up worldwide?

How does Germany’s pension system measure up worldwide?

Old-age poverty in Germany ‘set to rise significantly’

Old-age poverty in Germany ‘set to rise significantly’

Coalition aims to get back to business after unsettled summer of disputes

Coalition aims to get back to business after unsettled summer of disputes

How to maximize your German pension – even if you plan to retire elsewhere
FOR MEMBERS

How to maximize your German pension – even if you plan to retire elsewhere

Women in Germany receive half the pension men do, study shows

Women in Germany receive half the pension men do, study shows

Cleaning lady takes anger out on Merkel over meagre pension

Cleaning lady takes anger out on Merkel over meagre pension

Incomes of the old rising faster than those of young, study shows

Incomes of the old rising faster than those of young, study shows

Work until 69? Germans riled by Bundesbank call

Work until 69? Germans riled by Bundesbank call

Merkel party at weakest point since 2011

Merkel party at weakest point since 2011

Pensioners get biggest ever boost for 2016

Pensioners get biggest ever boost for 2016

Pensions office demands €4.6 quadrillion

Pensions office demands €4.6 quadrillion

Strong economy boosts pension payouts

Strong economy boosts pension payouts

Teachers to strike nationwide from Monday

Teachers to strike nationwide from Monday

Pilots’ strike grounds 340 Germanwings flights

Pilots’ strike grounds 340 Germanwings flights

Pay pensioners to move out, says union head

Pay pensioners to move out, says union head

Germany still paying for crisis fallout

Germany still paying for crisis fallout

Bill rising for early pension payout scheme

Bill rising for early pension payout scheme

How good is Germany for the elderly?

How good is Germany for the elderly?

Poor pensions frighten half of Germans

Poor pensions frighten half of Germans

Teacher wins fight to work past 65

Teacher wins fight to work past 65

Protest torpedoes forced freelancer pensions

Protest torpedoes forced freelancer pensions

Nearly half fear working until later pension

Nearly half fear working until later pension

Optimistic youth fail to prepare for old age

Optimistic youth fail to prepare for old age

German pension tax bills anger Austrians

German pension tax bills anger Austrians

Germans unwilling to take pay cut to work less

Germans unwilling to take pay cut to work less

Women still ‘much poorer’ than partners

Women still ‘much poorer’ than partners

More Germans than ever take early retirement

More Germans than ever take early retirement

Tax payers ‘could save up to €240’ in 2013

Tax payers ‘could save up to €240’ in 2013

‘Too sick to work’ teacher rakes in Swiss cash

‘Too sick to work’ teacher rakes in Swiss cash

German seniors lose buying power

German seniors lose buying power

Minister: Millions at risk of old age poverty

Minister: Millions at risk of old age poverty

Late pay-day for 150,000 pensioners after errors

Late pay-day for 150,000 pensioners after errors

Widow granted pension after 19-day marriage

Widow granted pension after 19-day marriage

Widow loses pension after 17-day marriage

Widow loses pension after 17-day marriage

More Germans forced into early retirement

More Germans forced into early retirement

Berlin won’t collect tax from WWII victims

Berlin won’t collect tax from WWII victims

Elderly face growing risk of poverty, warns OECD

Elderly face growing risk of poverty, warns OECD

More pensioners working low-paid jobs to get by

More pensioners working low-paid jobs to get by

German workers retiring later in life

German workers retiring later in life

Merkel tells southern Europeans to work longer

Merkel tells southern Europeans to work longer

More tax for less: Germans fear for future

More tax for less: Germans fear for future

Germans retiring later in life

Germans retiring later in life

CSU demands rightward shift to lift government

CSU demands rightward shift to lift government

Berlin residents at highest risk for poverty

Berlin residents at highest risk for poverty

Pensions promise provokes SPD disagreement

Pensions promise provokes SPD disagreement

Germans losing faith in state pension system

Germans losing faith in state pension system

Germans warned of pensioner power

Germans warned of pensioner power