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Why aren’t more advisors incorporating home equity into retirement plans?

New research looks at what's preventing advisors from recommending home equity release schemes

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Canadians’ confidence in ability to retire on time plummets: Report

A new survey shows Canadians anticipate working an average of six years longer than they would like

  • By: Staff
  • June 26, 2023 June 26, 2023
  • 15:31
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Planners need to see ‘the bigger picture’ on RRIF withdrawals, study says

Financial planners must consider the complexity of client circumstances, according to research from FP Canada's foundation

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Industry groups call for changes to RRIF rules

The Finance Department is studying RRIFs in response to a House of Commons motion

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Canadians now expect to need $1.7M in order to retire, finds survey

Heading into RRSP season, many investors are shying away from markets

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Retirement planning myths and misconceptions persist: IG Wealth

Nearly half of Canadians think they will be able to retire comfortably by just investing in an RRSP

  • By: Staff
  • February 1, 2023 February 1, 2023
  • 10:55
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How inflation affects OAS timing

Three case studies to help clients choose when to begin their benefits

  • By: Lea Koiv
  • January 5, 2023 June 30, 2023
  • 14:34
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Older Canadians mostly confident about aging and retirement: survey

A report found those over 80 were more positive about aging than younger retirees

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Retirement incomes prove better than expected: StatsCan

Study finds post-work incomes are adequate for most new retirees

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Most employer retirement plans don’t support decumulation: report

Less than 5% of pension programs administered by the largest insurance companies offer decumulation options, finds the C.D. Howe Institute

  • By: Staff
  • October 25, 2022 October 25, 2022
  • 15:40
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Move away from DB plans puts pressure on global pensions

Canada's pension score improved slightly from last year but its ranking dropped to 13th, a report says

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Retirement in Canada is becoming less secure: report

Canada dropped in Natixis' annual ranking as inflation, interest rates and income inequality took a toll

  • By: Mark Burgess
  • September 13, 2022 September 13, 2022
  • 12:14

How should inflation affect retirement withdrawal rates?

Experts at the Morningstar Investment Conference discussed strategies for anxious retirees

Assets surge but retirement challenges remain

Savings needs have risen alongside wealth, a C.D. Howe report says

DP pools should be available to more retiring Canadians, report says

Today's retirees need more decumulation options, the report argues

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 16, 2021 November 16, 2021
  • 14:01

Not-so-OK boomer: Retiring workers to intensify labour shortages

Labour scarcity is likely to curb growth and boost inflation, RBC warns