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Retirement concerns weigh heavy in current economic environment

May 11, 2023
CAPit

In the first quarter of 2023, Capital Accumulation Plan (CAP) member outcomes remained relatively unchanged as positive market returns were offset by declining annuity rates. ...

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Annuities: The explanation between market declines and improving member outcomes

February 8, 2023
CAPit

Capital Accumulation Plan Income Tracker (CAPit) - February 2023 Driven by market increases coupled with the continued rise in annuity rates, Capital Accumulation Plan (CAP) ...

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CAP member protection in an inflationary environment

November 10, 2022
CAPit

Capital Accumulation Plan Income Tracker (CAPit) - November 2022 Soaring annuity rates, at levels not seen in decades, shielded members from the modest investment market ...

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The positive impact of rising interest rates for CAP Members

August 23, 2022
CAPit

Capital Accumulation Plan Income Tracker (CAPit) - August 2022 Rising interest rates and the corresponding rise in annuity rates helped to offset the falling investment ...

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The Difficulty in Predicting Outcomes

May 10, 2022
CAPit

Capital Accumulation Plan Income Tracker (CAPit) - May 2022 Given the negative events of late – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, surging inflation and renewed COVID-19 ...

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2022 Federal Budget Highlights

April 14, 2022
Legislative Updates, Special Notice

The 2022 Federal Budget, “A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable” (Budget 2022) was tabled by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland on April 7, ...

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