The Greatest Retirement Crisis in American History

Retirement is Changing in AmericaRetirement Crisis Looming…

by Irene Anderson – While our situation in Canada is not quite as dire as this article suggests, we cannot ignore that certain political parties (or companies) would like to claw back pensions and benefits. With many Canadians sitting on retirement investments because of the losses they have taken since the economic downturn, many turn to work or part time work to pick up the slack.

The new look of the workplace will have to take into consideration those who have had to return to work because pensions are not enough to live on. This will impact of Health and Safety laws and Human Rights as we see the rise of Age Discrimination and workplace safety issues. Our governments seem to be ignoring this storm that is coming  – its up to us to ensure that our voices are heard.