Archive: Feb 2015

IFB comments on the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan

13th Feb 2015

IFB Staff

IFB comments on the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan

Independent Financial Brokers of Canada welcomed the opportunity to comment on the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP), and have formulated our comments on the ORPP’s design in a position paper linked below. We support the Government of Ontario’s consultative approach to gathering input in advance of finalizing the design parameters, and we share the concern that some Ontarians are not saving enough for retirement. Support for including financial education programs in our schools, and accessible training tools to improve financial literacy will help people recognize the importance of long-term savings, and feel more comfortable in engaging professional financial advice to help that happen. To read the full position paper, click here.

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