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Practical Retirement Solutions and Advice

With our proven expertise in providing financial solutions, we have entered into a groundbreaking collaboration with the University of Waterloo, a known innovator, to give Canadians access to insights and expertise on aging and health. The result is the unique RBC Retirement Research Centre at the University of Waterloo, where you’ll find articles, videos, tools and checklists to empower you in creating the best years of your life.


Calculating Care

How well prepared are you to ensure that you, your spouse or a loved one will have access to the level of care that may be needed later in life? The RBC Your CareGiving Planner™ tool will help you determine where you stand and plan the next steps to help ensure readiness.


RBC Retirement Research Centre

You are on: Take Control of Your Health and Wealth

Take Control of Your Health and Wealth

Two things are essential for a long, fulfilling retirement: good health and sufficient money to support your lifestyle. And while some elements are beyond your control, there is plenty you can do to manage both and help ensure a positive outcome.

You are on: Different Needs of Men and Women

Different Needs of Men and Women

Men and women think differently about retirement and approach it differently as a result. By taking the best of both worlds, you can make your retirement transition easier.

You are on: Caregivers


Whether you are a caregiver now, expect to be a caregiver in the future or are taking a proactive approach to your own future care needs, understanding the key factors at play will help you plan ahead and make the decisions that are best for you and your family.

You are on: About Us

About Us

Our goal is to inform, engage and empower people to learn, understand, and prepare for physical, psychological and financial health and well-being in retirement.

You are on: Fellowship Program

Fellowship Program

Fellowships are funded by us with the intention of advancing understanding of retirement from financial, social, leisure, psychological and lifestyle perspectives.


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