Ageing in Sweden

Pension forecast leaves newcomer "confused and concerned"

6:35 min
  • American-born Geoffrey Greene, 36, says that he's had to become an "amateur enthusiast" to try to understand what he needs about the Swedish pension system. 
  • Greene tries to save between 30% and 70% of his paycheck to make up for the pension shortfall he faces as someone who moved to Sweden in adulthood.
  • "I have to economize in every aspect of my life to secure my future at the expense of the present," he tells Radio Sweden.