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  • Inflation rate is assumed to be 2% annually and is applied to pension income and expenses.
  • Expenses are entered in today’s dollars and adjusted for inflation at retirement.
  • Projected annual pension is reflected in gross dollars (not net)
  • Required savings to fund a retirement income gap are based on using available contribution room in tax advantaged RRSPs and TFSAs before using taxable saving accounts.
  • Retirement income draw down strategies maximize the deferred taxation of RRSPs and TFSAs.
  • OAS cannot be drawn before 65.
  • CPP cannot be drawn before age 60.
  • The average tax rate is set at 25%. Average income tax rates are assumed on income and registered plan withdrawals. Your tax rates will depend on your individual circumstances and will be different.
  • The assumed life expectancy is set at 95. A rate of 12% has been applied to bridge reduction at 65. We assume a bridge benefit (OTPP, OMERS) which is intended to supplement your retirement income until age 65.
  • The monthly OAS amount is $713.
  • The effect of any potential OAS claw back is not illustrated.
  • An annual maximum contribution limit to an RRSP of $2,500.
  • An annual maximum contribution limit to a TFSA of $7,000.
  • The investment rate of return is compounded monthly.
  • Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) payments are not illustrated.
  • The results you received from this calculator are for information purposes only. The figures are not guaranteed, as they are based on assumptions that are certain to change.


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