We share insight and commentary on emerging trends and debt management strategies. Our point of view comes from our purpose – to improve financial outcomes for Canadian workers.
DC or GRSP?
Defined Contribution (DC) pension plans and Group Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) are valuable retirement savings drivers, the current economic landscape and financial demands on younger workers can make Group RRSPs a more suitable option for younger employees.
May 18, 2023
Tuition Re-imbursement vs Loan Repayment Help
These benefits also serve as a powerful tool for recruitment and retention. Tuition reimbursement programs are traditional offerings; student loan repayment assistance is a new option supporting a skilled and educated workforce.
Apr 18, 2023
Employee Strategies for Better Financial Outcomes
One way employees create affordability with TSB
The Smart Benefit by Yf Plans
Mar 28, 2023
Calgary startup YR Plans announces pilot partnership with Sun Life
CALGARY, July 26, 2021 — Yr Plans Inc. announced a pilot partnership today with Sun Life to help Canadians repay student debt and take control of their financial future.
Yr Plans Inc.
Jul 19, 2021
Hiring Trends & Insights
A Hays report found 79% of employers are experiencing a skills shortage in their industry, with 66% of respondents revealing they would go beyond their budget to secure talent.
Mar 14, 2021
Is Employee Turnover a Problem
Employee turnover is a costly and growing problem for employers. Studies have shown significantly higher retention rates can be achieved by offering student loan repayment benefits.
Mar 5, 2021
Graduating with Debt: Field of Study Comparison
Young people today enter the workforce with more debt than any previous generation. In the absence of summer jobs and part-time work, debt levels are likely to grow. The feedback we are getting – employers are aware, concerned, and looking for solutions to help their young employees manage this financial burden.
Feb 27, 2021
STEM and Gender
Organizations offering benefits that address the largest financial concern of new female STEM graduates may very well get your company on the shortlist of employer choices...
Feb 17, 2021