Every retirement plan on one leg is dangerous

Are state parliamentarians threatened with poverty in old age? Trade union pension experts complained in 2018 that members of a state parliament received 3.675% p.a. of their diets as a pension under the pension law in force until 2007, with a calculated income of EUR 8,220 after five years, i.e. EUR 1,510 as a pension. […]

Don’t pay too much

The Federal Social Court (BSG, ruling of 10.10.2017, Ref. B 12 KR 2/16) decided that no health insurance contributions are owed on benefits from a voluntary supplementary occupational disability insurance and/or private pension insurance. In the case decided, the plaintiff has been drawing a BU pension since 2008. All of a sudden, sometime in 2011, […]

Are you really well advised?

When it comes to a >g id=”gid_0″>successful retirement provision, insurance agents or brokers are usually the first people to contact. In some cases a complete reversal of the contract is possible.   The OLG Saarbrücken (judgement of 26.02.2014, file no. 5 U 64/13) decided that the insurance broker has to point out the differences between […]

Rürup pension: Frequent false advice from brokers

– When incomplete advice enables the complete reversal – The OLG Saarbrücken (judgement of 26.02.2014, file no. 5 U 64/13) decided that the insurance broker has to point out the differences between the Rürup or basic pension and other models of a flexible private pension (already: OLG Stuttgart, in: VersR 2007, 1069). For example, information […]