As the newspaper notes, the project “Roadmap for the formation of investment development mechanisms of the Russian Federation” includes the expansion of investment opportunities for maternity capital. After the meeting between the Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Labor, Ministry of Finance and the Bank of Russia it was assigned to work out the initiative or exclude it.
The central bank proposes to invest the maternity capital in pension accounts and pension reserves, as well as universal life insurance. “These are instruments with minimal risk allowing maintain the original focus of maternity capital allocation: long-term improvement of living conditions for families with children,” the Central Bank officers explained.
As a reminder, as of January 1, the maternity capital for the first child is 483,881 rubles, for the second child - 155,550 rubles. For families that have not received the maternity capital for their first child, it is equal to 639,432 rubles.
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