Retirement planning

You’ve done so much to support our country’s future by working in education. You deserve support for your future, too—as you prepare for retirement and enjoy the journey. We’re here for that.

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Download the ultimate retirement planning resource bundle for Canadian education workers

We’ve packaged up our best retirement planning resources to
help you get retirement ready with confidence.

  • Retirement planning checklist
  • Template retirement letter
  • Your life by design ebook
  • Procrastinator’s guide to retirement
  • Esprit – our membership and insurance guide
  • Insurance comparison checklist
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Latest retirement planning news, videos and resources

5 Ws of RTOERO Membership
5 Ws of RTOERO Membership

What is RTOERO known for? RTOERO is known as a bilingual trusted voice on healthy, active living in the retirement journey for the broader education […]

Ready. Set. Retire
Ready. Set. Retire

Looking forward to a rewarding retirement? Here are some ways to get started. 1. Stay social. When people leave the workplace, they lose a built-in […]

Are you ready for retirement?
Are you ready for retirement?

When people think about retirement, money is top of mind. A survey from Nielsen found that 70% of Canadians worry they’re not saving enough. Finances […]

5 Rs of RETIREMENT
5 Rs of RETIREMENT

Members of the education community understand the three Rs. But for retirees, it comes down to the five Rs – five pillars for a happy […]

How volunteering keeps you sharp in retirement
How volunteering keeps you sharp in retirement

More than 70% of RTOERO members are active volunteers. That’s double the average rate for Canadian retirees. 6 Monumental Benefits of Volunteering: Healthy body Volunteering […]

 
What does the Ontario Drug Benefit program cover when you turn 65? Jim Grieve shares the scoop

RTOERO Executive Director Jim Grieve explains what’s covered (and what’s not covered) by the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program when you turn 65. Hint: it’s […]

 
5 easy ways to get ready for retirement

Retirement planning can be stressful. To help, Jim Grieve shares 5 easy ways to get ready for retirement. Sign up for a retirement planning workshop

Can you afford to retire? How to get your finances retirement-ready
Can you afford to retire? How to get your finances retirement-ready

It’s never too late to make smart financial decisions for retirement. That’s true even – sometimes especially – in the last five years before leaving […]