Pension Investments

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Contributors to the Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) will pay more for benefit enhancements that mirror those approved last year for the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), writes Rick Baert for Pensions & Investments. Employers and employees will each pay up to 1 percentage point more “by 2025 and (benefits will rise) to one-third of...

Belgian retirement savers should be getting more detailed fee and performance information related to their DC plans following new guidelines from the country’s pensions regulator. The “regulator has told the country’s pension funds and insurers they must communicate more clearly about the fees and performance of...

CARP’s online petition calling for action to protect the retirement income of pensioners is resonating with the public. Linda Mackenzie-Nicholas, a social and health activist, is among those who support CARP’s Put Pensioners First initiative, writes Valerie MacDonald for the Peterborough Examiner. The advocacy group for...

When casting about for who to blame for Kentucky’s pension crisis, look to “those governors and state legislative leaders who looked the other way for years while the state’s required portion of retirement funding was being spent elsewhere,” opines the Morehead News in an editorial. Under the headline ‘State must...

ARIA Pensions Blog, Email: sitemanager@ariapensions.ca, 12 Dunlop Street East, Barrie, Ontario, Canada, L4M 1A3

A number of Canadian pension experts are in Washington tomorrow (Nov. 2) to discuss the American retirement system and how Canadian-style reform and innovation might apply to it. Invited by the Washington-based Brookings Institution are Toronto-based retirement security firm Common Wealth; Jim Keohane, President and...