58% of respondents experienced major unanticipated life events that challenged their financial plans. These included having to support a family member, health issues, and loss of income.
Among retired persons under age 75, 35% reported that they were forced to retire earlier than they wanted. A plan that includes investing early and often can help you to save money.
9/10 respondents felt financial advice in and approaching retirement would be useful. Canadians want help knowing how much they need to save should they live long and have health challenges.