This spring, the Group retirement savings (GRS) team at Desjardins Insurance is sharing a reinvented approach to retirement at various industry events.
Benefits and Pension Summit External link. Opens in a new window. organized by Benefits Canada on May 19, Jennifer Katzsch, Regional Vice-President, Western Canada, alongside Lancelot Lambert, Director of Business Development, Toronto, presented 6 indicators to watch in order to promote a post-pandemic recovery. They spoke about the resources that Canadian employers can use to help their employees recover physically, mentally and financially, while reconciling economic recovery and employee well-being.
On June 2, during a Benefits and Pension Monitor webinar External link. Opens in a new window., Gabriela Jeffrey, Regional Sales Director, and Julie McDermott, Senior Client Relationship Manager, presented our reinvented approach to group savings. Group plans must reinvent themselves to remain an effective benefit, reflect the reality of today’s employees, and help them achieve financial wellness. By using case studies, our presenters illustrated how group plans have to incorporate savings goals other than retirement, combine short-term motivation and long-term planning, and support each employee on the path to financial empowerment.
Several members of the Group retirement savings team also had the occasion to present these topics during French virtual industry events.