Edward Jones’ new retirement examine, Longevity and the New Journey of Retirement, was performed on-line throughout January with 1,003 Canadian adults aged 45 and over, who had been retired or inside 10 years of retirement.
It famous that 60% of Canadian retirees and pre-retirees say their best retirement contains some type of work. Of those, 18% wished to work full-time, 19% wished to work part-time, and 23% wished to cycle between work and leisure.
How they outline when retirement begins can be altering. 9% stated it’s once they attain a sure age, however 21% stated it’s once they obtain monetary independence. 14% thought it was once they left a profession or job, and 18% thought it was once they obtained Previous Age Safety.
“How can we outline when somebody is retired? Beforehand, older generations would have stated it’s an age: 65,” stated Petrera. “However, now, with 60% of retirees or these about to retire saying they need to proceed to work, there’s no day that you just cease working. Canadians have a couple of definitions of the onset of retirement, so it’s form of fluid.”
The opposite factor that the examine revealed is common Canadian retirees began saving at age 37, however wished that they had began at age 28. Of those that might retire inside a decade, 58% had been contributing to retirement accounts, however solely 30% had a monetary plan.