PLSA: DC savers prioritise low-risk approach to pension investments

PLSA finds quarter of savers opt to let scheme determine where their pensions are invested

Martin Richmond
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PLSA: DC savers prioritise low-risk approach to pension investments

A majority of defined contribution (DC) savers prioritise the protection of their pension savings over the prospect of a higher investment return, a study by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) shows.

The trade body's study – conducted by Yonder Consulting among 773 employees only contributing to a workplace DC scheme – revealed the majority (82%) knew their pensions were invested. However, i...

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