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Why CPP Matters: Deconstructing Pension Reform

Susan Eng | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business
Susan Eng

Canadians are not using RRSPs enough, and those that do are in the higher income brackets. The people who need help saving for retirement are those earning under $100,000 -- i.e. most Canadians. So the goal is to ensure that any change has broad effect and target the reasons why people are not saving.

Happy New Year (But Not For Your Wallet)

CBC | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada Politics

Working Canadians can expect a hit to the wallet as they welcome in 2013, mostly in the form of higher payroll deductions. Besides the bil...

For Private Sector Workers, CPP's Bridge Benefit Leads to Nowhere

Catherine Swift | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Business
Catherine Swift

Most Canadian private sector taxpayers are blissfully unaware of the existence of a wonderful bonanza public sector workers enjoy at their expense -- namely, the Canada Pension Plan bridge benefit. But if people were fully informed about the special treatment accorded to public sector workers, one aspect of which being the bridge benefit, they likely would have been less willing to jump on the bandwagon of later retirement for themselves.

What's The Difference Between CPP And OAS Anyway?

CBC | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada Politics

The federal government has sought to assure Canadians that their pensions are secure after Prime Minister Stephen Harper suggested last we...