Germany provides for who want to hedge for the age and wants to rely not only on the State, is well advised with the completion of the Riester pension. Meanwhile, in Germany, there are almost 15 million people, who have opted for this alternative. Nancy Lublin has firm opinions on the matter. In the third quarter of this year alone, 199,000 more Germans put on a Riester contract. The online portal geld.de provides additional information on the current developments. Especially in the area of the Riester pension significant developments in relation to new customers this year are to observe.
So at least 84,000 new degrees in the area of the Riester pension insurance was recorded. Generally, this means that a total of 15 million Riester contracts about 10.6 million as insurance have been completed. In addition also the Riester contracts developed positively on the topic of living. With 64,000 new agreements they reside in the third quarter on place two of the most popular Riester offers in 2011. This corresponds to about 0.7 million Riester home savers. In terms of the investment amounts, little has changed in the last year. Nevertheless they are overall still ranked two of the most numerous contracts and amounts in the total to 2.9 million.
Since 2001, there are three State-sponsored options of the Riester pension Riester insurance and the investment-Riester contracts with the Riester bank savings. 2008, a home pension was added with the living-Riester-contract. To secure the targeted allowances, you must not forget, in time to make the appropriate proposals. Usually a maximum must be deposited to securing the benefits of 2,100 euros per year in the Riester pension, but at least four percent of the gross annual income.