Retirement Income Security – For Young & Old

Canadian labour groups are pressing Finance Minister Bill Morneau to reverse plans to introduce target benefit pension plans, writes Josh Wingrove for Bloomberg Politics. Legislation, Bill C-27, to allow the plans was introduced a year ago, but the proposed law hasn’t advanced at all” in Parliament “since...

Pension experts in the UK agree that coverage in workplace retirement schemes needs to be expanded and contributions boosted, but how to do that remains a source of uncertainty, writes Sophia Imeson for Pensions Expert. According to advisers on the UK’s auto-enrol program, a lack of consensus on solutions exists, she...

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Drawing from existing data and research, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report on retirement security issues facing Americans, writes Rebecca Moore for Plan Adviser. The report notes the changes in the country’s retirement system over the past 40 years, particularly the shift away from...

Canada’s second-largest pension fund is “setting bold targets to shelter its portfolio against the impact of climate change,” writes Jacqueline Nelson for the Globe and Mail. The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec “is seeking more profitable investment opportunities and means to avoid assets it forecasts will be...

Kentucky has released its anticipated plan on changes to the state’s pension systems, a plan that includes moving newly hired teachers to a DC-type savings scheme. “Gov. Matt Bevin, together with Senate President Robert Stivers and House Speaker Jeff Hoover, today unveiled “Keeping the Promise” — a comprehensive...

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