March 20, 2020

COVID-19: How we’re keeping you and your pension safe

We also know that the market volatility has been adding to many people’s anxiety. We wanted to provide an update to reassure you that your pension is secure.

March 13, 2020

Update on COVID-19: Pension Payments are Secure

The health and safety of our employees and clients is our first priority. Our role is to provide retirement security for more than 90,000 current and retired members, to whom we deliver the pension promise each day.

January 15, 2020

Your 2020 Retired Member Statement is now available online

If you’re a retired member of the PSPP, you will receive your Retired Member Statement for 2020 in the mail shortly.

Read the full news article: Drawing down on investments with OPB Advisor Michael Trklja, CFP®
Drawing down on investments with OPB Advisor Michael Trklja, CFP®
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January 15, 2020

Drawing down on investments with OPB Advisor Michael Trklja, CFP®

Your pension is an incredibly important piece of the retirement equation, but if you’ve taken the time and effort to build other personal investments like RRSPs and TFSAs, you may be wondering when is the best time to start drawing income from other sources.
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Read the full news article: Making the Most of Your Retirement planning with Anthony D’Amico, CFP®
Making the Most of Your Retirement planning with Anthony D’Amico, CFP®
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January 15, 2020

Making the Most of Your Retirement planning with Anthony D’Amico, CFP®

This article highlights some of the most common questions and issues that retired members discuss with our Advisors.
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Read the full news article: Making New Year’s resolutions work for you
Making New Year’s resolutions work for you
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January 15, 2020

Making New Year’s resolutions work for you

The turn of a fresh new calendar page on the 1st of January often inspires us to set resolutions to make the new year our best one yet.
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Read the full news article: The importance of planning ahead: goal setting for your financial future
The importance of planning ahead: goal setting for your financial future
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November 29, 2019

The importance of planning ahead: goal setting for your financial future

November is Financial Literacy Month. There’s no time like the present to reflect on your personal finance goals as you’re approaching the end of the year and looking ahead to the next.
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Read the full news article: Phase 2 contribution rate increase begins this month
Phase 2 contribution rate increase begins this month
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April 16, 2019

Phase 2 contribution rate increase begins this month

We want to remind you that Phase 2 takes effect on your first full pay this month (0.5%).
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Read the full news article: Thinking of retiring?
Thinking of retiring?
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April 16, 2019

Thinking of retiring?

If you’re getting ready to retire, it’s important that you understand how the process works.
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Read the full news article: Cyber safety at any age
Cyber safety at any age
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April 16, 2019

Cyber safety at any age

Since it’s important to be able to identify and respond to potential cyber threats, we all need be conscious about it, regardless of how technologically fluent or advanced we may be.
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Read the full news article: Not planning today will cost you tomorrow: Debunking popular pension myths
Not planning today will cost you tomorrow: Debunking popular pension myths
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Advisory articles
April 16, 2019

Not planning today will cost you tomorrow: Debunking popular pension myths

A recent poll conducted by CIBC revealed that more than a quarter of Canadians (27%) regretted retiring and half needed to go back to work because of financial needs.
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Read the full news article: Retirement Planning
Retirement Planning
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December 01, 2018

Retirement Planning

Retirement used to be simple. You’d work one job for your entire career and then you announced your retirement and went on to live happily with your employer sponsored pension.
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