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Companies prioritize dividends, buybacks over pension deficits: CCPA

A report finds large Canadian firms are paying shareholders while maintaining pension shortfalls

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Income plays small part in Canadians’ financial anxiety: survey

Age and gender are more significant factors, the Angus Reid Institute finds

  • By: Staff
  • August 14, 2019 August 14, 2019
  • 13:09
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FP Canada survey finds more parents delaying retirement to help kids buy homes

Good intentions are causing financial strain

  • By: Staff
  • July 22, 2019 July 22, 2019
  • 16:26
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DB pension plans remain stable in Q2, Mercer says

Strong equity market performance has protected plans that are otherwise exposed

  • By: Staff
  • July 2, 2019 July 2, 2019
  • 15:24
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Retirees want more than investment tips from advisors: survey

Plus, how a financial plan impacts a client's retirement outlook

  • By: Staff
  • June 24, 2019 June 24, 2019
  • 13:03
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How senior clients perceive charitable giving

A survey provides insights

  • By: Staff
  • June 20, 2019 June 24, 2019
  • 14:42
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How ALDAs could help your client manage longevity risk

With this new product, payments can be deferred to age 85

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How wealthy are Canadians approaching retirement?

A C.D. Howe paper tracks the impact of housing prices on retirement wealth

  • By: Staff
  • March 28, 2019 March 28, 2019
  • 10:50
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When your senior client wants to take on risk

What to do when income isn’t enough

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Pension plan assets dipped in Q3 2018

Statistics Canada says plans' net income also declined in the quarter

  • By: Staff
  • March 13, 2019 March 13, 2019
  • 12:08
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When supporting adult children goes too far

Some Canadian parents may be jeopardizing their retirements with support for their grown-up kids

  • By: Staff
  • February 28, 2019 February 28, 2019
  • 09:32
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Create a rewarding charity experience for senior clients

Knowing the basics can help advisors strengthen relationships

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Help an elderly woman get her estate in order

A gigantic family comes with gigantic considerations

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Q4 losses bring DB pensions into the red for 2018: RBC

A survey finds Canadian plans had a -0.7% return last year

  • By: Staff
  • February 5, 2019 February 5, 2019
  • 11:16
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Public pension plans minimizing contribution requirements: report

Using a high discount rate raises the risk that the plan won’t have enough assets

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2019 January 31, 2019
  • 14:28
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Clients have a new retirement risk: regret

A study finds many Canadians are rethinking their decision to retire and trying to return to work

  • By: Staff
  • January 30, 2019 January 30, 2019
  • 11:00

FCA proposal would require guidance for post-retirement investing

The U.K. regulator is concerned too many pension plan members don't properly invest pension assets

  • By: Staff
  • January 28, 2019 January 28, 2019
  • 15:12
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Canadians worried about meeting lofty nest egg goals

Fewer than one in five are confident they can save what they think they'll need

  • By: Staff
  • January 14, 2019 January 14, 2019
  • 12:35

Canadian couple working in the U.S. faces retirement risks

These wealthy clients haven’t planned for the future

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C.D. Howe Institute calls for changes to retirement savings rules

A memo to Bill Morneau asks for a higher contribution age and accumulation limit

  • By: Staff
  • November 30, 2018 November 30, 2018
  • 13:08
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Feds consulting on pension deficits and insolvency

Dividend payments, share redemptions and executive compensation packages could be restricted

Should your client consider a copycat annuity?

What to know when commuting a pension

For seniors, divorce can mean emotional but not financial freedom

Divorcing later in life can seriously impact one’s finances

  • By: Sharon Ho
  • October 15, 2018 October 15, 2018
  • 16:43
Arrows leave comfort zone

OSC offers ideas to remove retirement planning barriers

Tactics to triumph over client inertia

  • By: Staff
  • July 27, 2018 September 7, 2018
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