Financial planning for retirement

Sensibilisation à l’importance de la planification financière de la retraite – Sondage 2019

(Awareness about the importance of financial planning for retirement – 2019 survey; French Only)

This survey was conducted with Québec workers, aged 35 to 54, with an annual personal income over $25 000 in 2018. It assesses their degree of awareness about the importance of financial planning for retirement and their knowledge of, attitudes towards and behaviour regarding financial planning for retirement.

Last update: June 2021.

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Campagne de promotion sur la planification financière de la retraite – Sondage 2019

(Promotional campaign on financial planning for retirement – 2019 survey; French Only)

This survey was conducted in 2019 with Quebeckers aged 18 through 54. It measures the scope of Retraite Québec's promotional campaign and its impact on the target group's awareness about the importance of financial planning for retirement. 

Last update: June 2021.

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Campagne publicitaire de Retraite Québec – Sondage 2018

(Retraite Québec's ad campaign – 2018 survey; French Only)

This survey was conducted with Québec workers, aged 35 to 54, with an annual personal income over $25 000 in 2017. It measures the scope of Retraite Québec's ad campaign and its impact on workers' awareness about the importance of financial planning for retirement. 

Last update: June 2021.

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Sensibilisation à l’importance de la planification financière de la retraite – Sondage 2018

(Awareness about the importance of financial planning for retirement – 2018 survey; French Only)

This survey was conducted with Québec workers, aged 35 to 54, with an annual personal income over $25 000 in 2017. It assesses their degree of awareness about the importance of financial planning for retirement and their knowledge of, attitudes towards and behaviour regarding financial planning for retirement. 

Last update: June 2021.

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Sondage 2017 sur la sensibilisation à l’importance de la planification financière de la retraite

(2017 Survey on the awareness of the importance of financial planning for retirement; French only)

This survey of Québec workers aged 35 to 54 whose personal income was over $25 000 gages their degree of awareness of the importance of financial planning for retirement. More specifically, it evaluates their knowledge of, attitudes towards, and behavior related to financial planning for retirement.

Last update: March 2018.

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Sondage 2016 sur les connaissances des travailleurs à l’égard de la retraite et de sa planification financière

(2016 survey on workers' knowledge of retirement and retirement planning; French only)

This survey of Québec workers aged 35 to 54 whose personal income in 2015 was over $25 000 gages their knowledge of retirement and retirement planning. It also brings to light certain personality traits.

Last update: December 2017.

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Sondage 2016 sur la sensibilisation à l’autonomie financière à la retraite

(2016 Survey on the awareness of issues related to financial independence in retirement; French only)

This survey of Québec workers aged 35 to 49 with a personal income over $25 000 gages their awareness of the importance of being financially independent in retirement. More specifically, it evaluates their knowledge of, attitudes towards, and behavior regarding financial planning for retirement.

Last update: June 2016.

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Sondage 2014 sur la sensibilisation à l’autonomie financière à la retraite

(2014 Survey on the awareness of issues related to financial independence in retirement; French only)

This survey assesses the degree of awareness of the importance of being financially independent in retirement of Québec workers aged 35 to 49 with a personal income over $25 000. It evaluates their knowledge of, attitudes towards and behavior regarding financial planning for retirement.

Last update: August 2014.

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Faits saillants du Sondage sur les travailleurs québécois de 25 à 44 ans et l’épargne

(Highlights of a survey on the saving habits of Québec workers aged 25 to 44; French only)

Conducted in 2011 by the SOM survey firm for Question Retraite and the Régie des rentes du Québec, the study used a representative sample of Québec workers aged 25 to 44 to measure various behaviours and attitudes in regard to saving, debt and financial planning.

Last update: October 2011.

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Faits saillants du Sondage auprès de travailleurs québécois sur l’épargne en vue de la retraite

(Highlights of a survey regarding the retirement savings habits of Québec workers; French only)

Conducted in 2010 by the SOM survey firm for Question Retraite and the Régie des rentes du Québec, the study used a representative sample of Québec workers aged 25 to 44 to measure various behaviours and attitudes in regard to financial planning, particularly where couples are concerned. It also measured Quebeckers' confidence in financial institutions and advisors.

Last update: October 2010.

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Faits saillants du Sondage sur l'importance de l'épargne-retraite individuelle et collective pour les travailleurs québécois

(Highlights of a survey on the importance of individual and group retirement savings for Québec workers; French only)

Conducted in 2009 by the SOM survey firm for Question Retraite and the Régie des rentes du Québec, the study sought to measure the importance of individual and group retirement savings in a representative sample of Québec workers aged 25 and over.

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Last update: October 2010.

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Sondage concernant les effets de la crise financière sur la planification de la retraite des Québécois

(Survey on the effects of the financial crisis on the retirement planning habits of Quebeckers; French only)

This document presents the results of a survey conducted in May 2009 among non-retired Quebeckers age 25 and over. Its main objective was to evaluate the impact the financial crisis has had on the retirement planning habits of Quebeckers. Survey respondents also shared their views on other subjects, specifically their confidence in the various sources of retirement income.

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Last update: October 2009.

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L'autonomie financière à la retraite : définition et comportements en matière d'épargne

(Financial independence in retirement: definition and savings habits; French only)

This study first defines the concept of financial independence in retirement. It then analyzes what people can do to achieve this independence. Lastly, it presents the results of a survey on Quebeckers' attitudes to financial independence in retirement.

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Last update: September 2009.

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Évolution de l'épargne au Québec de 1999 à 2005

(Savings in Québec from 1999 to 2005; French only)

This study examines the assets and debts of Quebeckers, based on data from the Survey of Financial Security conducted by Statistics Canada in 2005. It compares data from 2005 with data from 1999 as well as the situation in Québec with that in the rest of Canada for 2005. The final section deals specifically with private pension assets.

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Last update: March 2009.

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