Behavioural issues to consider when investing in retirement

Interesting research by the U.S. National Institute on Aging and the Social Security Administration found the actual amount people spend in retirement is only loosely related to retirement savings. The gap in wealth of different retirees was not found to reflect proportionate differences in spending and it was hypothesized people have a difficult time...

Q1 17 Market Review

Canadian Equities Canadian equities were up this quarter, gaining 2.4%. The utilities, consumer discretionary and information technology sectors led the S&P/TSX Composite Index this quarter. The energy and health care sectors were the only components within Canadian equities that had negative returns. The health care sector was the largest detractor to...

Member experience the new pension plan design for younger generations

Our latest expert commentary piece on BenefitsCanada.com: We’re living in a society with a new generation of employees who also happen to be digital natives. Generation-Y and millennials learn, act and understand very differently than the generations that came before them. They take a different look at their careers, the work environment and even retirement...

Target-date funds get you to retirement, but then what?

Check out Ryan Kuruliak's expert commentary about target-date funds in Joel Schlesinger's latest article for The Globe and Mail. Click here to read.

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