This retirement decision could be worth $72,000, but few Canadians take advantage of it

Mar 20, 2017

Financial Post: What would you rather have: a bag of money with $20,000 in it or a bag with $25,000?

Money & Mindset – “How Rich People Think”

Mar 20, 2017

Moolala: Money Made Simple audio podcast stream featuring Fred Vettese, Chief Actuary of Morneau Shepell (53:00 duration)

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at February 28, 2017

Mar 10, 2017

Every year, companies must establish an expense for their defined benefit pension plans.

Ontario adopts Multilateral Agreement on PRPPs

Mar 10, 2017

On February 17, 2017, the Ontario government adopted a regulation that will allow Ontario to join the Multilateral Agreement Respecting Pooled Registered Pension Plans and Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans (the “Multilateral PRPP Agreement”).

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at February 28, 2017

Mar 10, 2017

The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2016

Why people hate the thought of deferring their CPP pension

Mar 9, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Canadians really do not like the idea of waiting until 70 to start their Canada Pension Plan.

Solvency problem with DB burdensome

Feb 17, 2017

Benefits and Pension Monitor News: The problem with defined benefit pension plans has not been poor investment performance, says a Morneau Shepell ‘News & Views.’

Pension funding: How solvency and going-concern funding have diverged since 2006

Feb 15, 2017

For many years now, Morneau Shepell has been tracking the funded status of pension plans on a month-by-month basis and reporting it in News & Views. At the end of each year, we reset the starting values to 100 in order to track the following...