Pension Report – August 2014

Pension Chair – Harpinder Sandhu New Changes to the website The Public Service Pension Plan, PSPP has produced three Real Deal videos that answer questions from real PSPP members and provide an opportunity for members to learn more about retirement planning. Each...

Pension Report – June 2014

Chair – Harpinder Sandhu The Public Service Pension Plan Advisory Committee met on May 21st, 2014 for the first of our biannual meetings.  The meeting was not attended by the Chair of the committee nor one of the two Trustees.  Therefore, the main focus was to hear...

Pension Report – May 2014

Chair – Harpinder Sandhu The next Public Service Pension Plan Advisory Committee meeting will be held in three weeks on May 21st, 2014. The Conference Board of Canada has released a detailed study late 2013 outlining the economic benefits of our public pension plans...

Pension Report – March 2014

Chair – Harpinder Sandhu New Pension nominations and beneficiaries legislation changes announced Wills, Estates, and Succession Act (WESA): The Wills, Estates, and Succession Act (WESA) is legislation passed by the BC government that modernizes the law respecting the...

A Primer on Modern Pension Plan Design

We all have dreams about retirement. Some day you expect to retire, and you hope to maintain a comfortable lifestyle. To finance your retirement, you need a strategy of some sort. There are many retirement saving options including various types of pension plans, other...