Cutting Through Pension Complexity: Easy Steps Forward for the 2010 Federal Budget

12 Pages Posted: 6 Mar 2010

Date Written: February 2010

Abstract

Ottawa has an opportunity in the 2010 Federal Budget to improve retirement saving prospects for many Canadians. In a paper released today, the author outlines straightforward, no-regrets ways Ottawa can facilitate more saving and make cost-effective risk-pooling available to the majority of Canadians in defined-contribution (DC) plans and registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs).

Keywords: Pension Papers, Financial Services, defined-benefit (DB) plan, defined-contribution (DC) plan, registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

JEL Classification: J32, G23

Suggested Citation

Robson, William B. P., Cutting Through Pension Complexity: Easy Steps Forward for the 2010 Federal Budget (February 2010). C.D. Howe Institute Backgrounder, No. 126, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1564832 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1564832

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