Don’t expect to choose your retirement date

Getting trusted advice from experts

You may have retirement plans, but the date you actually retire may not be the date you have in mind. 

In the 2016 Sun Life Canadian Retirement Now Report, only 33 per cent of retirees were fortunate enough to finish their career according to their plans. The majority of remaining retirees credit their unanticipated retirement to health issues and employer decisions. 

Could this happen to you? The statistics in the Retirement Now Report make unscheduled retirement seem like more of a probability than a possibility. Learn more here: The most important retirement planning decision we don’t get to make.

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