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It's no secret that a significant number of Canadians are simply unprepared for retirement, lacking adequate income to keep them in their senior years. Research shows that one in three Canadians experience retirement insecurity, with those closest to the retirement years, 55-64 year olds, having only an average of...

A couple of initiatives launched in California two years ago will not only increase the hourly wage of low-income workers, they will help them save for retirement according to a recent study by the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education. The study, authored by the center’s director of the retirement...

If reality tells one story but perception another, what do you do? Well, if you are Mark Machin, President and CEO of the CPPIB, and you want Canadians to know they can depend on their national pension plan, you hit the road to sell its merits. The message is clear, supported by facts and figures: the Canada Pension...

What do trade negotiations and subsequent agreements mean to employee pensions, wages, jobs and benefits? Plenty, either positive or negative depending on the inclusion or exclusion of items like labour and environmental provisions. In the absence of such measures trading partners with poor labour and environmental...

They are known as Maple Revolutionaries, efficient and effective providers of adequate retirement income. And the successes of these Canadian pension plans is garnering attention around the globe. Recently in Washington, American policymakers and other retirement stakeholders joined their Canadian counterparts at a...

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Despite their political differences and loyalties, Americans remain united when it comes to one key concern: the provision of adequate retirement income. That’s the conclusion of a study by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS), authored by Diane Oakley and Kelly Kenneally. The report, Retirement...