Sara Tatelman, Benefits Canada

‘I took a $10,000 pay cut to stay with my pension,’ says client

When pension plans and benefits change, clients might need your help

By Sara Tatelman, Benefits Canada |June 19, 2017

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Can Home Capital ‘plug the gap’ with $2B from HOOPP?

And, is the move a bad business decision by the pension plan? Find out more.

By Sara Tatelman, Benefits Canada |May 2, 2017

3 min read

Ontario introduces universal pharmacare for youth 24 and under

Ontario is introducing a pharmacare program for all residents aged 24 and under.

By Sara Tatelman, Benefits Canada |April 28, 2017

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Canadian pensions betting on P&C insurance sector

Three major pension funds have invested in P&C insurance companies in the past six months. Why?

By Sara Tatelman, Benefits Canada |March 28, 2017

3 min read

What Golf Town’s troubles say about retail investment prospects

Is Golf Town’s plunge due to the sport’s decline in popularity or does it suggest a larger trend in the outlook for retail?

By Sara Tatelman, Benefits Canada |January 20, 2017

8 min read

5,000 people retire each week. Are we ready?

A version of this article originally appeared on By the end of January, there will be enough new retirees to fill the Air Canada Centre, Jean-Philippe Provost, senior partner and wealth business leader at Mercer, said at a Toronto event Wednesday. Currently, 5,000 Canadian workers retire each week, a number expected to jump to […]

By Sara Tatelman, Benefits Canada |January 18, 2017

2 min read

Canada’s retirement system gets a B from global pension index

This story was originally published by Benefits Canada. Canada’s retirement system maintained its score of a B on the 2016 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index, indicating a sound structure, many good features and some areas of improvement. To improve, Canada could develop a product for employees without a workplace pension plan, increase savings levels for […]

By Sara Tatelman, Benefits Canada |October 24, 2016

3 min read

75-year-old retiree returns to work as intern

Sun Life’s first senior intern, 75-year-old George Graham, is back after retiring from the company in 2003.

By Sara Tatelman, Benefits Canada |August 3, 2016

1 min read