The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has called for the creation of a standing independent retirement savings commission.

The Association believes that the lure of attractive pension incentives are used far too frequently by political parties to win votes, who only plan for 'the short-term', while retirement planning clearly requires a long term strategy.

A savings commission would stand throughout the electoral cycle would not have to be concerned with winning votes, but would only be tasked with developing long-term retirement planning, the Association has said.

Joanne Segards, chief execut...

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