The Best Countries for a Secure Retirement
Looking for a safe haven for retirement? The world’s top five countries for a secure retirement lie in Europe, according to the 2016 Global Retirement Index developed by Natixis Global Asset Management and CoreData Research.
Why The U.S. Isn’t In This Retirement Index’s Top 10
In the just-released 2016 Natixis Global Retirement Index, a data-driven ranking of retirement security in 43 countries, the United States scores a middling No. 14, right after Luxembourg and several notches below No. 3 Iceland and No. 4 New Zealand. (Norway and Switzerland ranked No. 1 and 2; Brazil, Greece and India were cellar-dwellers.)
Canadians Need To Take Charge Of Retirement As Population Ages
Canadians are living longer than ever. But longer lifespans are placing a greater responsibility on individuals to manage ever lengthening retirements. According to Statistics Canada seniors accounted for more than 16 per cent of the population in 2015, with that number predicted to rise to 25 per cent by 2055, a future in which more retirees compete for finite government resources.
Long-Term Retirement Goals Lose Out To Short-Term Financial Pressures, Finds Natixis Retirement Savings Study
American workers say the biggest risk to their retirement security is failing to save enough money. Yet 60 percent set aside less than 7.5 percent of their income for retirement and nearly four in 10 have tapped into their retirement accounts, largely to meet other financial goals, according to a survey released today by Natixis Global Asset Management.