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Reutlingen's Mayor Thomas Keck (SPD), with clear words, has drawn attention to the almost hopeless financial situation in the municipalities. «It is a precarious situation in which several catastrophic developments come together. Therefore, the urgent request upwards: We need financial means, not only here in Reutlingen, »said Keck in an interview by the" Reutlinger General-Anzeiger "on Saturday. © Sebastian Gollnow/dpa/archive picture Thomas Keck, Mayor of Reutlingen.
first Corona and now the Russian attack war on Ukraine together with the associated energy crisis had dramatically worsened the situation. «We already have more refugees in Baden-Württemberg than in 2015. In Reutlingen alone, we will still have to record over 300 people by the end of the year. We will not avoid taking the first festivals at some point from October. With continuous accommodation, for which the halls are unsuitable. Social conflicts are programmed. »
In view of the energy crisis, you couldn't wait for a Bund-State Commission to say some paper someday in March 2023. «It needs cash, in the next six weeks. It becomes more difficult everywhere. The municipal utilities are in heavy water, smaller threatens bankruptcy, »said Keck. He does not see any light at the end of the tunnel. «Before the war outbreak, I would have said that from 2024 it would be noticeably out of the valley sole. Now I can no longer maintain this statement because I only see downward movements. »
Time to give annuities another chance? Rates soar 50% this year .
Annuity rates are at a 13-year high which is 'turbo-boosting' the amount of guaranteed income pensioners can receive in retirement, say financial experts. For £100,000, a healthy 65-year-old can buy a single life annuity with no inflation protection at a rate of around 7 per cent, or an income of just over £7,000 a year, according to industry average data.One provider, Canada Life, says its benchmark annuity rate similar to the one above has jumped 52 per cent to nearly £6,900 a year over the past nine months, while its inflation-linked deal has soared 77 per cent to nearly £3,900.