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Aiming to “better reflect” the increased lifespans of Canadians, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries has published a new mortality improvement scale, writes Jennifer Paterson for Benefits Canada. The tool also includes an effort to “harmonize actuarial work in the pension and life insurance industries,” she...

American public pension plans are among the beneficiaries of a strong stock market, including North Carolina’s retirement system. Reporting for the Asheboro Courier-Tribune, Dan Way quotes the state’s treasurer Dale Folwell saying North Carolina is “seeing a surge” in retirement plan investment returns for...

The passage of tax reform in the United States has begun a “healthy national conversation about the direction in which (the United States) should move on important fiscal issues, including retirement security,” write Sean McGarvey and Stephen Sandherr for The Hill. This “broader conversation” should include solutions to...

One (life expectancy) is falling and the other (markets) rising, and between the two more UK corporations are expected to shift their pension plans to specialist insurers in 2018, writes Marlene Y. Slater for Benefits Pro. Citing a report, she continues that because of the “life expectancy drop – for a 65-year-old...

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

Research reveals that a significant number of UK millennials are permanently in debt and Angus Peters, writing for Pensions Expert, wonders what that means for the accumulation of adequate retirement income. Additional, he asks if more flexible savings solutions would assist. “The automatic enrolment of over 16.2m...