In this episode of Pioneering Pensions, we ask Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald how people tend to spend in retirement and if it changes with age. Is healthy life expectancy increasing at the same pace as life expectancy? What are the challenges with public pension systems and is it too late to fix them?
About Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald
Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald is the director of financial security research at the National Institute on Ageing (NIA), Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), Canada. Her work aims to improve retirement financial security and wellbeing for Canadians by combining academic knowledge with practical insights and government policies. She is an important voice in the Canadian press, covering the challenges that pensioners are expected to face.
To learn more about Bonnie-Jeanne and her work, please visit the Toronto Metropolitan University website.