Posts by: John Devine

Auto-enrol in the UK is a less onerous procedure than many owners of small businesses anticipated, writes Alex Warnakulasuriya for Pensions Expert. Data from the Department for Work and Pensions reveals that “small and micro employers are finding auto-enrolment less costly and time-consuming,” he writes, adding that...

Canadians have a new favourite when it comes to saving money for retirement, outside of a workplace plan. TFSAs, writes James Langton for Investment Executive, have overtaken RRSPs as the preferred savings vehicle. According to the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), 7.9 million taxpayers...

Recent data reveals that concerns over access to adequate retirement income crosses borders, writes Amanda Umpierrez for Plan Sponsor. A new “survey from the American Academy of Actuaries, the U.K’s Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, and the Actuaries Institute of Australia found workers in the three countries have...

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Bloomberg reports it’s the first American-domiciled corporate retirement plan sponsor to enrol in a UN initiative familiar with Canadian public pension plans, the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) program. It means, writes John Sullivan for 401 (k) Specialist, that the firm will agree to abide by the...

An Australian lawmaker is holding up the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) as a model of how a single agency can manage the investments of the country’s superannuation funds. Peter Costello, a former Australian treasurer, is advocating for a further consolidation of the country’s “super funds,” writes Florence Chong for...

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