Group retirement plans done differently
We know "business as usual" is not good enough for your employees. This is why we developed a better way of providing plans. As a fiduciary, we put your employees first and help them prepare for a sustainable retirement with simplified investing and a focus on financial literacy.
The traditional approach is broken
More and more Canadians nowadays are ill-equipped for retirement.
While insufficient contributions are a major problem, five fundamental flaws
in traditional plan design further impact their ability to retire well.
Complicated investment decisions
Although many Canadians lack the expertise needed to make investment decisions, they are expected to select their investment options out of an extensive fund menu. This often results in them investing in unsuitable funds.
Limited Financial Literacy
Not only are they expected to make investment selections, they are often not offered adequate educational resources.
Conflicts of interest
Many providers include their own proprietary products in the investments offered to plan members. Their representatives are registered to give 'advice', but are often incentivized to promote in-house investments.
Lack of service
Small and medium-sized group retirement plans tend to be ignored by traditional providers. Rather than having a dedicated Account Manager who meets with them regularly, plan sponsors and members are often merely given a customer service number to call.
Fees are high & hidden
If only we had a nickel for every time someone told us ‘my provider doesn’t charge me fees.' Those fees are often poorly disclosed. Many providers charge high multilayered fees that can have a signiﬁcant negative impact on retirement savings.
We focus on your employees by delivering a superior service experience & educational support where every plan member is unburdened from the need to make complex investment decisions with a team of registered portfolio managers who do that for them.
We do this as their fiduciary with zero conflicts of interest and fully disclosed fees that are some of the lowest in the industry.
Don’t just take our word for it...
"We have been and continue to be more than pleased at the service level and response level provided by Open Access representatives. We are highly satisfied with your service."
- Open Access Plan Sponsor
Disclaimer: Testimonials above were gathered from our 2018 Sponsor Survey. These testimonials may not be representative of the views of all clients.
Stand out as an employer by offering a professionally managed group retirement plan.