Tag: Retirement

Feb 08 2018

Are You Saving Enough to Retire?

Are You Saving Enough To Retire? CIBC published a recent poll on the subject “Am I saving Enough to Retire?”. If I boil it down to the most important points in the whole article, I think it’s as follows. 90 per cent of Canadians, who are not currently retired or semi-retired, do not have a formal …

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Jan 14 2017

Good Retirement Income Planning Articles

Good Retirement Income Planning Articles   Below is a collection of what I consider good educational articles about Retirement Income Planning.     Few Canadians are destined to hit their retirement income ‘sweet spot’ Canadian demographics are telling us is that only a small fraction of Canadians will retire with an adequate level of income …

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Oct 14 2015

Annuity Payout Rates for Life Annuities

Annuity Payout Rates I read an interesting US technical article on Annuity Pricing Sensitivity and while the scope of the article is very detailed, one chart showing the payout rate versus age got my interest, as shown below.   As I get a lot of requests for annuity quotes, I thought Canadians might find the data interesting …

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Sep 08 2015

Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) : Will Those Over 50 Benefit?

Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) : Will Those Over 50 Benefit? If you plan to retire in the next 15 years, I wouldn’t get too excited about how the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) will supplement your retirement income! While I have many issues with the ORPP, I realize there is relatively little I can do …

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Jan 14 2013

Do You Need Realistic Answers to Key Retirement Questions?

Do you need realistic answers to key retirement questions? [ezcol_1half] Do I have enough money to retire? How long will my money last? When can I retire? How much do I need to save for my retirement? Do I need a life annuity? What is my optimum asset mix? [/ezcol_1half] [ezcol_1half_end] Click here to learn …

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