What’s New in Retirement

Current trends and developments effecting ARIA members.

“We have an independent set of assumptions that produce the number 72. 5 per cent rather than 97.5 per cent for the base benefits … and 47 per cent for the...

“A real pension is something that provides a guaranteed defined benefit – even if you live to 150 … with an RRSP or DC, no matter how much you have...

“Certainly from the perspective of an individual, (DC plans) are much more risky than a traditional pension plan. Employees knew what they would be getting...

“Just knowing the differences in the two different types of plans, having a DB plan, combined with Social Security (or CPP) would provide income, but having...

“The real concern is what is going to happen to the generations after the boomers who don’t have retirement plans … the long-term strategic view is that...

To the casual observer the retirement crisis might seem as if it arrived unannounced, suddenly knocking on the door to steal the golden years of millions of...

The provision of adequate retirement income is more than an academic and policy debate, it’s a real-life topic of conversation and concern around the dinner...