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Reimagining Pension Solvency Funding: Join the conversation

In Canada, pension promises made to employees by employers are not guaranteed by insurance contracts. What happens when an employer goes out of business and a pension plan becomes wound up? Scenarios like this often run the risk that the assets set aside to deliver the promised pensions may not be sufficient. The question begs: Is there is a better approach to addressing underfunded pension plans...

DC plans in the decumulation phase: an opportunity to be seized

More and more pension plan participants are entering the decumulation phase of their lives, with a significant proportion of their retirement assets in a DC plan or savings plan such as an RRSP. Is there a way they can continue to reap the benefits of pooling assets for this second phase of their financial life? Some DC plan sponsors are currently addressing the issue and considering adopting...

How actuaries can help manage longevity risk

Longevity risk is the danger that we outlive our retirement savings. This involves the ensuing challenge to maintain the standard of living that we are accustomed to or afford the ever-increasing health care and retirement housing costs. Can actuaries help the public avoid this issue?

Genesis of CAAT’s DBplus: Nobis Cura Futuri – Can we do more?

Although workplaces are changing, the need for valuable, secure pensions is not. After a quarter-century of troubling trends, the not-for-profit CAAT pension plan decided to take a leadership role to deliver a better future for Canadians, employers, and society. To do so it needed to remove the barriers to joint success.

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