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Common Wealth is on a mission to make it possible for every Canadian to have a financially secure retirement. We provide a quick and easy retirement planning and saving experience, powered by a turnkey digital platform.

Stock market cycles

Understanding market downturns and recovery cycles

Market volatility in context Everyone saving for retirement is likely to encounter several downturns over the course of their lifetime. According to analysis by the chief economist of Vanguard, between 1980-2020 investors experienced eight “bear markets” (defined as a decline of 20% or more lasting at least two months). In that time, markets have seen 13 “corrections” …

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TDFs for Intelligent Investing

Intelligent Investing with Target Date Funds

A Common Sense Approach to Retirement Investments Common Wealth automatically puts your money to work in a professionally managed BlackRock LifePath®  target date fund. These funds provide a diversified investment that balances between growing your investment and protecting against risk by becoming more conservative as you near retirement age. Why Target Date Funds At Common …

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A “retirement first” approach to employee benefits

The sequence in which to introduce employee benefits is one of the most important questions for HR leaders to consider in a growing organization. Here’s a common question we often hear as part of these conversations: “Aren’t retirement benefits something I should add later, once we have health benefits and other employee perks in place?” …

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