3 weeks ago

Freedom to chose pension design could produce ‘bad outcome’ – ARIA post

When it comes to the provision of adequate retirement income, retirees are better served through participation in a tailor-made retirement plan than “increased freedom of choice for pension arrangements” according to a professor of pen read more...

3 weeks ago

After 13 years, does retirement still rock? – ARIA post

If retirement rocked in 2004, does it still rock in 2017? Jonathan Chevreau delves into that question for Money Sense.

 

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3 weeks ago

View at the market ‘coalface’ key for pension certainty and managing risk

Bob Dylan once sang about the need to get close to the teacher “if you want to learn anything,” presumably advising his listeners that proximity to the subject is key for lessons learned.

 

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3 weeks ago

Senior poverty rates on the rise, single senior women most vulnerable: report

What does senior poverty in Canada look like? Well, according to a recent report, it’s increasingly the image of an elderly woman living alone without adequate retirement income and other supports to sustain a comfortable lifestyle.

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2 months ago

Majority of Americans plan to work beyond 65 – ARIA post

When considering the state of retirement security for people, it’s useful to review how many people plan to keep working past the traditional retirement age.

 

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2 months ago

Gender pay gap turns into a pension gap – ARIA post

What women earn while working has a direct connection to the retirement income they receive, and as they, on average, make less than men while working, they receive less retirement income, research shows.

 

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2 months ago

HOOPP’s funded status of 122 per cent ‘true measure of success’

Canadian defined benefit pension plans are among the best in the world, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) President and CEO Jim Keohane said at a press conference to release the fund’s read more...