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When it comes to replacing income in retirement, Canada lags about 10 per cent behind the average replacement rate for workers “across Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries,” reports Benefits Canada. According to new data, the average replacement rate for workers in OECD countries will be...

Increased longevity brings its own obvious rewards, but also worries with the “single biggest fear retirees face” being the prospect of outliving their money, writes Jonathan Chevreau for Money Sense. “Retiring in this second decade of the 21st century poses challenges for just about any healthy person who lacks an...

Even though more Britons are enrolled in workplace retirement schemes than ever before, courtesy of auto-enrol mandates, the retirees of tomorrow face a range of new financial pressures, writes George Currie for Pensions Expert. “Current trends suggest that younger people are likely to face higher costs in retirement...

Canadian veterans fighting to regain lifelong disability pensions are vowing to keep up the battle following a legal setback, writes Lee Berthiaume for the Toronto Star.| This week the B.C. Court of Appeal “rejected their landmark legal effort to win back lifelong disability pensions for former members of the...

Irish public sector workers face compulsory retirement at 70 following new rules announced by the government, writes Kevin Doyle for the Irish Independent. It’s an increase from the current age 0f 65 “in a bid to overcome an anomaly that has left thousands of people on the dole,” he writes, adding that under...

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Research shows a clear trend of people working beyond the traditional retirement years, including still being on the job into one’s 70s. Writing for the UK’s Telegraph, Sam Meadows profiles one such employee who holds a position that didn’t even exist when she first left the workforce 25 years ago. The employee, 70,...