Mark your calendars: Designed for Savings, Sun Life’s deep dive into retirement savings in Canada, will be launching October 27th.

Our flagship report analyzes our data on 1.3 million group retirement savings participants. This data represents the largest pool of Capital Accumulation Plan data in the country.

New in 2021

Our 2021 edition captures plan sponsor and employee actions during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. This report also looks at the complexities of decumulation, offering employees a variety of guidance, advice and tools.

Designed for Savings provides actionable insights to better support you and your employees. We provide industry leading insights on retirement savings trends, including:

  • average contribution rates and total savings by industry,
  • size of employer and age of participants,
  • the impact of plan design on savings, and
  • investing trends for Defined Contribution Pension Plans, RRSPs and TFSAs.

Want a sneak peak? Check out the webinar and article below from Benefits and Pensions Monitor – Highlights from Designed for Savings 2021: Preview of Actionable Insights (available in English only).