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U.S. workers forecast they’ll need an average $4,940 monthly income to enjoy a comfortable retirement, according to a new survey by Schroders. The survey, which polled roughly 2,000 employees, found a third (32 per cent) believe they’ll need to replace between 50 per cent and 74 per cent of their final paycheque with other sources […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 14, 2023 August 14, 2023
  • 15:00

At the beginning of April, the OPSEU Pension Trust made a change to a definition in its plan text that will have meaningful implications for plan members with disabled children who need to continue to rely on their parents into adulthood. The organization expanded the definition of a child eligible for survivor benefits to include […]

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 […]

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario is promoting retirement planning with its inaugural Pension Awareness Day on Feb. 16. Through the event, the FSRA is aiming to spark conversations about retirement savings and inspire employees to take full advantage of employer-sponsored pension plans, says Caroline Blouin, executive vice-president of pensions at the FSRA, noting […]

Eight in 10 (81 per cent) U.S. employees with an employer-sponsored retirement savings plan say they’re concerned about inflation impacting their retirement, according to a survey by BlackRock Inc. It found nearly two-thirds (64 per cent) of respondents with a workplace retirement savings plan are worried about their nest egg lasting throughout their lifetime, a […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 27, 2022 July 26, 2022
  • 09:00

A majority of Canadian employers believe providing workplace retirement savings plans can improve employee attraction and retention, according to a survey by Maru Group Ltd. on behalf of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan. The survey, which polled 800 Canadian employers, found 88 per cent of those that offer a defined benefit pension plan said […]

About a third (36 per cent) of working Canadians and 21 per cent of retirees aren’t confident how much money their retirement income sources will provide them in the future, according to a new survey by Mackenzie Investments. Fortunately, a majority (79 per cent) of retirees said they’re very or somewhat confident their retirement income sources will […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 28, 2021 September 27, 2021
  • 09:00