SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: Will flexi-pension help solve superannuation crisis?

Former Revenue Minister Peter Dunne's proposal for a flexible pension is unlikely to help solve New Zealand's superannuation costs crisis, NBR ONLINE readers say.

The proposal would allow people to choose to start taking the pension at any time between age 60 and 70.  

Currently the age of eligibility is 65 but National has ruled out raising the age, with Prime Minister John Key vowing to resign if changes are made to the eligibility criteria.

 

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