Keyword: retirement readiness

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Only a third (31 per cent) of U.K. pension plan members say they have sufficient retirement savings, down slightly from 32 per cent in 2022, according to a survey by Trafalgar House. The survey, which polled 2,000 adults, found 48 per cent believe they’ve saved much less than they need, up from 45 per cent. […]

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  • April 26, 2024 April 25, 2024
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Three-quarters (74 per cent) of Canadians aged 24 to 44 say the conventional approach to retirement — halting work at age 65 to enjoy a life of leisure — is an outdated concept, according to a new survey by Leger on behalf of Wealthsimple. The survey, which polled more than 1,500 Canadians, found roughly 60 […]

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  • April 18, 2024 April 18, 2024
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Employer-sponsored retirement plans that offer matching contributions can help younger workers retire earlier and with more money, according to a new report by Mercer Canada. The report based its findings on a sample worker aged 30 earning $70,000 and with $30,000 of personal debt, using five per cent of their income to either pay down […]

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  • April 11, 2024 April 10, 2024
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Nearly half (47 per cent) of U.S. millennials are moderately confident in their ability to accumulate enough retirement savings, according to a new survey by software company Iralogix Inc. The survey, which polled more than 500 workers between the ages of 28 and 43, found 29 per cent said they have no confidence in their […]

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  • April 9, 2024 April 8, 2024
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Canadian employees who rent or who have mortgage payments are managing economic pressures — like high interest rates and the rising cost of living — by putting off saving for retirement, according to a new survey by Co‑operators Financial Services Ltd. The survey, which polled 1,500 Canadian employees, found 77 per cent of renters said they […]

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  • March 15, 2024 March 14, 2024
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More than half (55 per cent) of Americans say they’re worried they won’t achieve financial security in retirement, according to a new survey by the National Institute on Retirement Security. The survey, which polled more than 1,200 individuals aged 25 and older in the U.S., found more than three-quarters (79 per cent) believed there’s a retirement […]

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  • March 1, 2024 February 29, 2024
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The vast majority (89 per cent) of U.S. employees say they’d be more likely to continue working for an employer that offered a retirement plan, according to a new survey by Vestwell Holdings Inc. The survey, which polled more than 1,200 workers, found a similar percentage (89 per cent) expressed some level of interest in […]

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  • February 21, 2024 February 21, 2024
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The average rate of contribution by U.S. Black and Hispanic workers to employer-sponsored retirement plans is roughly 40 per cent lower than that of white workers, according to a new working paper by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management. The paper examined responses from more than 12 million respondents aged 24 to […]

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  • February 21, 2024 February 20, 2024
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While Canadians, on average, believe they need $1.7 million in retirement, this amount varies among different generations of employees, according to a new survey by the Bank of Montreal. The survey, which polled roughly 1,500 Canadians, found millennials believe they need the most money to retire ($2.1 million), followed by generation Z ($1.6 million), generation […]

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  • February 16, 2024 February 16, 2024
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Fewer than four in 10 Black Americans say they’ve saved or are saving enough for retirement according to a new survey by LIMRA. The survey, which polled 3,000 employees, also found Black Americans were less likely than the general population to have invested in a workplace retirement account (37 per cent compared to 46 per […]

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  • February 16, 2024 February 15, 2024
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