Outliving your savings and the 4% rule

Oct 14, 2013

One retirement planning rule of thumb aims to ensure your savings last longer than you do. But does the rule work?

Why don’t Canadian plan sponsors like passive management?

Oct 11, 2013

Morneau Shepell maintains a proprietary database with detailed data on hundreds of DB plans.

Inspiration: Paula Allen

Oct 10, 2013

Not even surgery can hold Allen back from doing meaningful work

Disability management programs pay off: Conference Board

Oct 10, 2013

Programs should include health promotion and disability prevention activities

Effective disability management can reduce the impacts of absenteeism

Oct 8, 2013

Morneau Shepell-sponsored study highlights that disability management programs must focus on health promotion and disability prevention, in addition to helping employees get back to work

Absenteeism costs topped $16 billion in 2012

Oct 8, 2013

Absenteeism cost the Canadian economy more than $16 billion last year and an effective disability management program can help mitigate those costs.

Americans are saving too much—sort of

Oct 7, 2013

None of us knows how long we'll live. So we each strive to save for the outlier lifespan, potentially socking away more than we'll need. ...

Overbooked: Balancing work and life with continuing education

Oct 2, 2013

These days, many people, even those working full-time, are pursuing continuing education to upgrade their skills in order to make themselves more marketable in an increasingly competitive employment landscape.

Follow up to the D'Amours report on pension plan reform in Québec

Sep 26, 2013

These are among the subjects included in the current issue of the Morneau Shepell News & Views, a monthly publication dedicated to providing insights to its clients in Canada.

How to bump your OAS pension by 36%

Sep 25, 2013

The federal government now permits people who turn 65 to delay the start of their Old Age Security pension (OAS) until 70.