Financial fairness and risk sharing central to making target benefit pension plans work

Target benefits plans require careful management of intergenerational risk.

INVESTMENT | July 09 2024 10:48AM
Most defined benefit plans in Ontario fully funded at the end of March

Median solvency ratio hits third all-time high, according to regulator’s quarterly report.

INVESTMENT | June 07 2024 10:44AM
Guaranteed Withdrawal Benefit: just 3 players still in the game

Widely available before the stock market crisis of 2008, guaranteed withdrawal benefit products are now sold by only thr…

LIFE INSURANCE | November 20 2020 09:30AM
Empire Life brings out new guaranteed issue life insurance product

Empire Life Insurance Company has launched Guaranteed Life Protect, a new guaranteed issue life insurance product that p…

HEALTH | November 21 2018 11:30AM
LIMRA finds majority of annuity premium used to create guaranteed income

A new analysis by LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute finds that half of the money that Americans invested in annuities in…

HEALTH | January 05 2018 01:30PM
Canada Protection Plan offers guaranteed-issue coverage

On November 2, the Canada Protection Plan has launched a new no medical, simplified-issue insurance lineup and says "no …

HEALTH | November 04 2016 09:45AM