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The New Revolution in Retirement Income Adequacy

For years, people have used the 70% target for employment earnings replacement in retirement. But new research finds that old rule of thumb has no scientific basis  – and it’s definitely not for everyone!

In this exclusive interview, Canadian actuary and academic researcher Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald explains why we need to scrap the 70% rule – and use the Living Standard Replacement Rate (LSRR) instead.

New insights Into pensioner mortality in the construction trades

In this Plans & Trusts article, Mark Davis and Domenic Barbiero, discuss the findings of Eckler's Construction Trades Mortality Study.

Reproduced with permission from Plans & Trusts, Volume 34 Number 3, pages 8-15, May-June 2016, published by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (, Brookfield, Wisconsin. All rights reserved.

5 tips for getting plan members to open your materials

Use Susan Deller's 5 tips for getting plan members to open your communication materials.

Reprinted with permission from Benefits Canada.

Sterling reputation built on quality - Eckler recognized as Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures

In this National Post article, Managing Principal Jill Wagman discusses how Eckler’s continued success and growth depends entirely on the firm’s ability to attract, motivate and retain exceptional people. Eckler is honoured to once again be recognized as one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures by Waterstone Human Capital. 

Reprinted with permission of the National Post.

ORPP will deliver a serious dose of pension awareness

The ORPP offers Ontario employers and employees a unique chance to discuss retirement income adequacy and boost financial literacy. Read Susan Deller's latest Benefits Canada column to find out why.

Reprinted with permission from Benefits Canada.