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    In 1966 Canada Pension Plan was established by the federal govt. of Canada and nine provinces. Initially CPP assets were getting invested in Canada’s govt. bonds. It was getting funded through compulsory contributions. In 1997 Canada Pension Plan was having crisis. In benefits $17 billion were paid out and only $11 billion was collected in contributions. However Canadian and provisional government took remarkable action for to save CPP and strengthening for future. Politicians and Policy agreed to take following measures: • Increase of contributions rate from 6% to 9.9%. • Increase in projected annual return from 2.5% to 4% • Reducing of Benefits • Appointing of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Canada Pension Plan Investment Board CPPIB was established by CPPIB Act and was acting as an independent and dedicated funds…

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    Canadian Pension System

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    Canada will soon face the burden of the aging population . The aging and retiring baby boomers will cause income growth, tax revenues, public programs such as, Health care, Caregivers and Income support for seniors to become more costly. The Canadian pension system is one of the biggest problem in Canada that need addressing .Our pension system is often supported by three legs, The Canadian Pension Plan (CPP), Old Age Security (OAS) ,Workplace Registered Pension Plan (RPPs) and the Personal…

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    Canadian Pension Benefits

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    In Canada at the age of sixty five you are eligible to get a full pension, and it can increase at the age of seventy. The Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) is a national social insurance program that mandates employed Canadians at the age of 18 and older can contribute some of their earnings to the national pension plan. The government then withdraws the money and shares it among the retired Canadians that are sixty five years of age and older. These retired Canadians receive $800 a month. The…

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    In the mid-twentieth century, the poverty of Canadian seniors sparked the enactment of a number of distributive policies designed to ameliorate the situation (McMullin 323). The Canadian government initiated a network of financial coverage for elderly citizens, including Old Age Security, the Guaranteed Income Supplement, the Canada/Quebec Pension Plan, and incentives for retirement savings in the form of Registered Retirement Savings Plans (McMullin 324). The Old Age Security Pension is a…

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    Retirement Satire

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    The spectre of an aging population haunts the land. There are now as many people in Canada over 65 as there are under 15. We all know what lies ahead. The pensions and medical bills of the boomers will overwhelm our ability to pay, and younger generations will be taxed to the max. People who forgot to save (and those who couldn’t) will spend their golden years eking out a miserable existence. Innovation and productivity will suffer as society becomes sclerotic. Our schools will be retrofitted as…

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    answers in hardcopy at the beginning of class. Check the syllabus for the due date. Handwritten answers are NOT acceptable. Use Word to write your answers. Chapter 5: Planning 1. There are two basic types of retirement plans available: 1) defined benefit plans, and 2) defined contribution plans. Briefly describe the two types of plans; include at least three features of each. (Not defined in book, look elsewhere) a. Defined benefit plans: b. Defined contributions…

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    handful of individuals power it. This is achieved through a principle Chomsky mentions as “shift the burden” which entitles the rich to shift the financial burden onto the remaining individuals of society. Chomsky 's idea of shifting the burden is witnessed in tax policies that favor the rich, the side by side increase of prices on consumers and salaries of CEO’s in pharmaceutical companies. These illustrations suggest that Chomsky’s statement holds its truth as citizens become more aware of the…

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    retire from work with no worries. But the American Dream has lately been very impossible to achieve because people are not financially stable. The American Dream has slowly started being impossible because people try to fulfil their dream can’t because they are living paycheck to paycheck. In the article “ Is the American Dream Still Possible,” by David wallechinsky, he talks about how people are struggling and how they are afraid that they might lose their jobs. Wallechinsky says “ Almost…

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    Currently, the average monthly pension is $315 while the monthly minimum salary is $384. Due to this low pension income, many people have been forced to continue working past the retirement age. The severity of this problem led to 1.3 million people organizing to protest the current privatized pension system throughout Chile in August of 2016. Demonstrators looked to move the government toward a pension system that provides more state participation in saving to create livable wages for retirees…

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    A pension plan is a type of retirement plan where an employer and/or employee makes contributions towards a pool of funds set aside for an employee’s future benefit. The funds are invested on the employee’s behalf, which allows the employee to have a steady income upon retirement (Sirkin, 2010). Pension plans in the United States can be traced back to 1875, when the American Express Company established the first private pension plan. As the years went by, the government legislatures passed a…

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