Keyword: financial literacy

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Nearly three-quarters (72 per cent) of U.S. employees with strong longevity literacy are saving for retirement on a regular basis, compared to 58 per cent with weak longevity literacy, according to a new survey by the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America Institute and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at the George Washington University […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 23, 2023 August 22, 2023
  • 15:00

An article on the Canada Post Corp. pension plan’s 2022 results was the most-read story on over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. Canada Post pension plan down 6.7% in 2022 2. Survey finds employees seeking more control over workday through flexible hours, remote working 3. Fidelity supporting young […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 14, 2023 July 13, 2023
  • 09:00

Fidelity Canada is supporting the future financial well-being of young Canadians through a new video series hosted by the organization’s employees. The series, known as Money Gains, consists of 10 videos in both English and French, geared towards students and covering a range of investment and retirement topics, including interest, returns, risks and timelines. It […]

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Equitable Bank’s 2022 Workplace Benefits Awards win is empowering employees to ask for more financial wellness benefits and to recognize the full range of resources available to them, says Madison Dickson, the bank’s human resources coordinator. “The win enhanced our employee experience because more employees feel comfortable coming up to [our team] and saying, ‘I […]

At the 2023 Defined Contribution Plan Summit, which was hosted in Montebello, Que. on Feb. 21-23, delegates learned from employer case studies and expert thought leadership about innovative pension plan design, financial wellness programs, decumulation solutions and investment opportunities to support their DC plan members. Indeed, alongside high inflation and interest rates, members are facing […]


The vast majority (92 per cent) of white-collar workers say they’re stressed about their finances, according to a new survey by BrightPlan. The survey, which polled more than 1,400 employees, found workers who are financially stressed reported impacts on their mental (72 per cent) and physical health (60 per cent). Nearly two-thirds (64 per cent) […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 10, 2023 May 10, 2023
  • 15:00

Just over half (52 per cent) of Canadian women say they feel financially confident about retiring at their target age, compared to 68 per cent of men, according to a new survey by the Bank of Montreal. The survey, which polled more than 3,400 Canadian adults, found almost three-quarters (73 per cent) of women said […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 14, 2023 March 13, 2023
  • 09:00

With the coronavirus pandemic and rising inflation causing economic uncertainty, capital accumulation plan sponsors are looking for new ways to help their members feel secure and get the most out of their savings plans. Benefits Canada asked CAP sponsors and other industry experts what’s on their wish lists to make these plans more effective and engaging […]

  • By: Sadie Janes
  • December 16, 2022 December 15, 2022
  • 08:57

Financial education and well-being initiatives are in the spotlight as employees face the stress of multiple financial headwinds — from inflation reaching a 40-year high to the strong likelihood of an impending recession — and search for advice and clarity. “There’s a very strong correlation between financial wellness and mental wellness,” said Dr. Jim Chung […]

Fluor Canada Ltd.’s manager of Indigenous relations and DEI discusses the post-coronavirus pandemic workplace, employee resource groups and fishing. Q: What top challenges do you face in your role? A: Employee engagement can be challenging in the post-[coronavirus] pandemic hybrid working model. We’ve come out of a strictly work-from-home circumstance to a hybrid model and, […]