2007 General Social Survey Report: The retirement puzzle: Sorting the pieces - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 11-008-X200800210667


Do Canadians have the information they need to plan for retirement? Drawing on data from the 2007 General Social survey, this article examines the "informational resources" of Canadians aged 45 to 59. While most individuals receive financial advice, understand the basic structure of their pension, and say they understand Canada's public retirement income programs, significant proportions do not. The characteristics associated with differences in this regard are examined.

Issue Number: 2008002
Author(s): Ostrovsky, Yuri; Schellenberg, Grant

Main Product: Canadian Social Trends

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