How Do You Solve a Problem Like Decumulation?

For most of our lives, we are focused on earning money and saving a portion of it, but that is only one side of the coin when it comes to retirement planning.

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A New Alternative to Annuities
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Income for Life: How It’s Possible
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When Your Retirement Plans Go Awry

Clayton Brown

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Dec 10 2021

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3 min read

Expectations and reality don't always follow the same path. So don't be caught off guard when these common expectations fall flat.

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Retirement Through the Ages: A History of Pensions and Policies

Simon Barcelon

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Oct 26 2021

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5 min read

The concept of retirement wasn’t initially created to reward people after a lifetime of hard work. In fact, it had a much more strategic—maybe even Machiavellian—origin story.

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Three Keys for a Happy Retirement

Simon Barcelon

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4 Oct 2021

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3 min read

We spend a lifetime planning to retire, but when we actually do, many struggle to find happiness. Here’s how to fix that.

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Till Death Do Us Part: How Couples Can Create Retirement Income for Life

Clayton Brown

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Jul 10 2021

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6 min read

As we approach retirement, we start to spend more time thinking about our mortality, especially when we expect our future is likely shorter than our past.

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Purpose Investments Announces Advisory Committee for Longevity Pension Fund

Purpose Investments

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Aug 05 2021

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3 min read

Purpose Investments announces the appointment of four members to a new Advisory Committee for the Longevity Pension Fund.

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Not Guaranteed: A Feature Not a Bug

Fraser Stark

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July 1 2021

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3 min read

Longevity’s distribution levels may not be guaranteed, but that represents one of its strongest design features. Explore why "guarantee" doesn't mean "risk free" when it comes to lifetime income products.

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Longevity Pension Fund Announces First Distributions

Fraser Stark

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Jun 24 2021

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3 min read

Purpose Investments Inc. is pleased to announce that Longevity Pension Fund paid out its first income distributions today.

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How to Help Plan Members Navigate Their Finances After Retirement

Pat Leo

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4 Jun 2021

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5 min read

In Canada, there is no shortage of structures, plans, and programs to help plan members in the accumulation phase map their financial journeys to retirement.

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Purpose Investments Launches Longevity Pension Fund, the World’s First Income-for-Life Mutual Fund

Purpose Investments

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Jun 01 2021

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5 min read

Longevity Pension Fund was designed to address the growing social challenge around income security in retirement for Canadians.

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How Does It Work? A Longevity Pension Fund Theoretical Case Study

Fraser Stark

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May 29 2021

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3 min read

Let’s meet Nicole.

Nicole is 66 years old and after 40 years in the hospitality industry as a pastry chef she has finally decided to hang up the oven mitts.

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