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From the Publisher"Spending each day as you choose and getting monthly cheques to pay for it is neither boring nor painful, yet the mention of pensions brings on tensions. Bruce Cohen and Brian FitzGerald are right on the money with a sensible, straightforward, and practical guide to how much you can expect, where it will come from, and whether it will be enough. Don’t leave work without it."
—Michael Kane, The Vancouver Sun
"If you’ve been looking for a basic book on pensions, this is it. The authors help empower the average Canadian with solid, plain-English information, and with tips and worksheets, that cover off a variety of retirement programs and scenarios."
—Deborah Lomow, Senior Vice-President Corporate Pensions, Scotiabank
"Cohen and FitzGerald have done the impossible—they’ve made pension plans understandable. The financial planning puzzle no longer has a missing piece. Excellent and thorough!
—David Chilton, Author of The Wealthy Barber
"The Pension Puzzle is a wonderful reference manual that takes some of the fear out of life after your corporate paycheque."
—Ray Turchansky, The Edmonton Journal
"In their exceptional book, The Pension Puzzle, Bruce Cohen and Brian FitzGerald effectively itemize and explain the various components of funding a retirement. The book also outlines the opportunity advisors have to help Canadians sort through their options."
—Darin Diehl, Advisor’s Edge
"[Cohen and FitzGerald] deliver the goods—the full monty, so to speak—on pension plans and what you can expect from them, whatever your stage in life."
—P.J. Robertson, Forum, the magazine of the Canadian Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
"This book is the key that Canadians have been waiting for to unlock the pension puzzle. Reading it should leave you with a better understanding of what you need to do to build on the basic social security levels to achieve lifetime self-sufficiency. It should be required reading for everyone in, or about to enter, the workplace."
—Glorianne Stromberg, Investor Advocate and Former Ontario Securities Commissioner
"Clear answers to the two most important retirement questions: How much money will you need, and where will it come from? Before you invest in an RRSP, read this book."
—Rob Carrick, The Globe and Mail, and Author of E-Investing and The Online Investor’s Companion
"[The Pension Puzzle] will assist organizations to educate employees on calculating how much income they will need for retirement, as well as determining where that money will come from."
—HR Professional, the magazine of the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario (HRPAO)
"It has always been difficult to find any book on pensions that is comprehensive and yet understandable to the average Canadian. This excellent book provides clear, readable definitions and descriptions of complex pension terms and issues, provides tips and worksheets to help the reader apply the information, and wraps the whole book in an historical context that is both honest and fascinating. It is an easy read, almost like talking to a very knowledgeable friend. It is a self-help book of the highest order."
—Gretchen van Riesen, Senior Director, Pension and Benefits Policy, HR, CIBC
"Cohen and FitzGerald cut through the sometimes tedious pension lexicon and provide an easy-to-read, yet comprehensive analysis and commentary on Canada’s multi-layered pension system."
—Jim Rogers, Chair, The Rogers Group Financial Advisors Ltd., and Past Chair, Canadian Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
"This book is destined to become the definitive reference book on retirement plans for advisors and their clients."
—Jonathan Chevreau, The National Post