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The alone stage of retirement: A risk exacerbated by gender

There is a growing proportion of baby boomer women who will end up living alone at older ages with limited incomes, and for whom health and daily activity issues will become more burdensome. It is this middle stage and into the late stage of retirement that many women will also find themselves alone and having to cope with both financial and non-financial issues – a period referred to as “the...

Long Live Rock

The Rolling Stones are back on tour this fall, despite the recent passing of drummer Charlie Watts, proving that old age and impending mortality don’t have to be impediments when it comes to being a rock star. But they’re not the only ones. Several performers from the classic rock can still be seen making new music and touring, even as they reach ages when most of us hope to be well into...

Should we expect COP 26 to deliver a Paris Agreement 2.0? Can lessons from COVID-19 increase political will?

As global citizens and professionals, actuaries need to give some priority to a climate-sensitive, sustainable future and help enhance collective financial and societal well-being. COP 26 signatories drive political decisions, but the details at implementation level is what will matter for actuaries, so they should be prepared to participate in the formulation of clear, consistent, and...

Living well in retirement is the goal of all Canadians, but how prepared are we?

In the 2020 Retirement Risk Survey, conducted in partnership with Ipsos, the CIA asked Canadians a series of provocative questions about their retirement and long-term planning. The survey focused on how well Canadians understood longevity and life in retirement, and how accurate their expectations are around being disabled in retirement, needing long-term care, and more.

COVID-19 shorts Canadians’ plans for retirement

With the pandemic in its fourth wave, the Canadian retirement landscape remains a vulnerable sector. The findings of the Retirement Risk Survey, though concerning, illustrate an undeniable fact that, more than ever, Canadians need support and information about how to manage their retirement and long-term care needs in old age.

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