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RendA+, an innovative bond instrument in Brazil, is serving as a relatively safe asset for defined contribution pension plans and lowering retirement risk, especially for those without a workplace pension plan. At a 2019 retirement security conference held in Brazil, Arun Muralidhar, chairman and chief investment officer at AlphaEngine Global Investment Solutions, proposed the introduction […]

  • By: Sadie Janes
  • December 15, 2023 December 14, 2023
  • 08:55
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Just 14 per cent of near-retirees say they can retire with confidence and only five per cent say they’ve sought financial advice from their employer, according to a new survey by Deloitte. A third (31 per cent) of near-retirees said they’ll need to rely on the Canada Pension Plan or Quebec Pension Plan to sustain their […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 29, 2023 November 28, 2023
  • 09:00

Only 17 per cent of U.S. employees aged 50-plus and 23 per cent of retirees are very confident they’ll be able to maintain a comfortable lifestyle throughout retirement, according to a new survey by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies in collaboration with the Transamerica Institute. The survey, which polled more than 10,000 U.S. employees, […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 3, 2023 October 2, 2023
  • 09:00

Working in the pension industry has always been aligned with Shannan Corey’s personal interests and values. Her father was an actuary so she was exposed to the pension industry from a very young age. After earning her mathematics degree at the University of Saskatchewan, she became an associate actuary, spending a few years in consulting […]

  • By: Sadie Janes
  • September 15, 2023 September 14, 2023
  • 08:56

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
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While more than half (55 per cent) of U.S. generation X employees participate in an employer-sponsored retirement savings plan, nearly two-thirds of men (62 per cent) and women (64 per cent) participating in these plans say they’ve saved less than 10 per cent of their retirement savings target, according to a new report by the […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 20, 2023 July 19, 2023
  • 09:00

Three-quarters (75 per cent) of Canadian adults aged 55 to 64 have $100,000 or less in savings and 44 per cent have less than $5,000, according to a new survey by the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan. The survey, which polled 2,000 Canadian employees, found 44 per cent haven’t set aside any money for retirement […]

More than 20 U.K. pension organizations are forming an industry coalition to tackle pension inequalities. The Pensions Equity Group aims to increase the number of people saving enough for their retirement and will call on pension plan sponsors to offer greater support to members. The coalition also seeks to develop a consistent way to measure pension […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 5, 2023 June 5, 2023
  • 09:00

The median 401(k) account balance for women is 65 per cent lower compared to men, according to a new survey by T. Rowe Price. The survey, which polled roughly 3,900 401(k) plan members and more than 1,100 retirees, found the median annual contribution for women was 43 per cent less than men. It also found women are […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 23, 2023 March 22, 2023
  • 09:00

Carefor Health & Community Services has joined the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan. The Ottawa-based health-care and community support charity previously sponsored its own defined benefit pension plan, which has now merged with the HOOPP. More than 620 employers participate in the HOOPP, which typically adds 20 to 25 new employers every year. Read: HOOPP approves […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2023 February 10, 2023
  • 09:00