Archive by tag "longevity"

Is The CPP Safe?

December 12th, 2014

There is a lot of discussion in the business news about how people are living longer with articles about longevity insurance and how to protect yourself from running out of money in extreme old age. One of the questions which also comes up is the “health” of the Canada Pension Plan and the ability of [...]

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Retirement Risks for Women

November 7th, 2014

The Society of Actuaries in the United States, is very active in the study of people in retirement and of those approaching retirement. In 2014 they published a report titled “Impact of Retirement Risk on Women” which looks at the ramifications of women outliving their partners.

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Retirement Risks: Longevity

November 23rd, 2011

Longevity risk is the risk of outliving your money. Longevity is estimated using life expectancy. Life expectancy is the average age at which a cohort of the population is expected to die. A cohort is defined by year of birth, sex, and state of health. The key phrase here is average. 50% of the group [...]

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