Switzerland: the paradise for pensionersby Paola Battista - 2014.02.27
According to the Global Retirement Index 2014 and the multidimensional index that compares 150 international pension systems to meet the needs of workers arrived at the well-deserved rest, Switzerland provides the best retiree financial security to its former employees. Moreover, other 7 European countries would be placed among the 10 highest-ranked nations: Norway, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Finland and Luxembourg. With New Zealand and Australia that close the top ten.
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