Pension Research

If it looks as if the workforce is a bit more grey than in recent years, that’s because it is. According to new census data a growing number of Canadians are staying in the workforce beyond the traditional retirement years. According the the data, writes Joe Baglole for Baystreet, more than 50 per cent of Canadian men...

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The pension dashboard initiative by the UK government could eventually be used to help Britons plan for retirement, writes Carmen Reichman for FT Advisor. The dashboard, scheduled to be launched in 2019, was born “out of a need to create an overview of people’s pension savings following the pension freedom reforms...

A new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) says that the largest publicly-traded companies in Canada paid shareholders more than four times what it would have cost to fully fund their DB plans. The report recommends that shareholder payouts be limited when pension plans are underfunded, that...

Public pension plans in the United States have a long and successful track record at maintaining the pension promise according to a new study by the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS), writes Rob Kozlowski fop Pensions & Investments. As such, attempts to close or freeze plans that are...

The first half of the year was a good one for American multi-employer pension plans (MEPPS), which saw their funded level near its best position since the financial meltdown of the Great Recession. According to new data from Milliman the plans have an average funded level of 81 per cent, but “these plans still face...

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