September 16, 2014

Outliving Our Savings: Registered Retirement Income Funds Rules Need a Big Update

June 4, 2014 – Alexandre Laurin and William B.P. Robson

Many retirees face dramatic erosion of their savings due to outdated government rules, says a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Outliving Our Savings: Registered Retirement Income Funds Rules Need a Big Update,” authors Alexandre Laurin and William Robson urge the government to re-visit its rules requiring mandatory minimum withdrawals from registered retirement income funds (RRIFs) and similar accounts, to protect Canadians from outliving their savings.

For the report go to: http://www.cdhowe.org/pdf/e-brief_175.pdf

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