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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 January 5, 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

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Assets surge but retirement challenges remain

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

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

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

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Canadians’ retirement outlook remains resilient: report

However, retirees have seen their retirement plans disrupted by the pandemic

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Autopilot OK for DC plans, says FSRA

New guidance confirms that auto-enrolment mechanisms are permitted

  • By: Staff
  • November 8, 2021 November 8, 2021
  • 15:07
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How much risk is enough?

Clients who run out of money in retirement could bring negligence claims against too-conservative advisors

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4% rule is no longer an ideal retirement strategy, Milevsky says

The York University professor laid out his concerns at an event this week

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Pandemic sparks worries for those nearing retirement, poll finds

More Canadians expect to outlive their savings

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CARP partners with Purpose Investments to promote longevity fund

Association members will get a reduction in management fees

  • By: Staff
  • August 10, 2021 August 10, 2021
  • 12:51

OSC names members of Seniors Expert Advisory Committee

Members will serve a one-year term

  • By: Staff
  • June 2, 2021 June 2, 2021
  • 14:40
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Purpose looks to fill retirement income gap with longevity fund

The fund has characteristics of an annuity or pension, with monthly lifetime distributions when investors turn 65

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How sustainable is the CPP?

A panoramic view of the next 75 years

  • By: Jim Otar
  • May 14, 2021 May 14, 2021
  • 13:58
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RRSP contributions remain steady despite Covid-19, advisors say

Increased savings and a hot market mean many advisors are managing client FOMO

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Pandemic influencing retirement priorities, survey says

More Canadians are thinking about aging at home and living closer to family

  • By: Staff
  • February 18, 2021 February 18, 2021
  • 11:06