Take 5 seconds, close your eyes and imagine the retirement of your dreams.

Perhaps you thought of taking that Mediterranean cruise or enjoying the more frequent sound of laughter with the kids and grandkids around the dinner table. Whatever your dream retirement consists of, you need to start planning now and that’s where we come in!

Welcome to Retirement Redefined.  This innovative program guides Canadians* through all aspects of retirement – their lifestyle, their health and their finances – as they think about the years ahead. And best of all, this is offered at no charge to you!

* Retirement Redefined is currently available to members who have been granted access by their employer or who hold an active Manulife personal retirement plan.

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Frequently asked questions

Manulife has designed this program to help you get ready for retirement by guiding you through every aspect of your retirement – financial, health and lifestyle. You can set and track clear goals for retirement, explore things you want to do, plan how you’ll stay healthy and budget for your retirement lifestyle. 

You’ll be receiving an email about the program. Click on the link to visit and register on Manulife.ca and follow the instructions. We’ll ask you for a few pieces of information:

  • Your first and last name and date of birth
  • The email address and password you’d like to use to sign in

You’ll then receive a confirmation email. Make sure to click the confirmation link within 24 hours, before it expires. 

If you have an advisor – great, proper support is important when preparing for retirement! Retirement Redefined can help you prepare for conversations with your advisor and build your plan. And remember, this is not just about money. This program will help you think of every aspect of getting ready for retirement: your lifestyle, your health and your finances. So if you’ve already started planning, this program will provide you with resources to help you solidify your plan. 

Retirement Redefined is an innovative program because of its personalized, multifaceted approach to retirement planning. Your input will be crucial to the continual improvement of this program. Your participation and your feedback will ensure that it meets your needs and that the best possible experience is delivered. 

It will help you figure out exactly what kind of life you would like in retirement and what you need to do to prepare for it. If you’ve already started planning, this program will provide you with resources to help you solidify your plan. And if you don’t know where to begin, it will help you set and track clear goals. 

When you sign up using the link provided in the email you receive, you’ll be asked to create an account and answer a few questions so we can personalize your experience. You’ll then have access to content relevant to your particular situation, comfort level and interests, along with action items to move forward with your goals. These will cover the lifestyle you want in retirement, health considerations and of course, finances. Throughout your experience you’ll have access to one-on-one support from professional Retirement Counselors, who are just a phone call away. This program and content is only available online. 

You can contact Manulife’s Retirement Counselors at 1-855-999-4244, or retirementcounselor@manulife.com Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Time). Your Retirement Counselor can help you work through all aspects of the program, as well as help you with your group defined contribution plan (without obligation or any additional cost to you). 

Just follow the prompts to get started and navigate through the program. Every time you return to the site and log back in, you’ll be able to pick up where you left off on your last visit. 

Your employer will not be able to see any personal information, password or other data you enter on the site. All information will be treated as strictly confidential. Individual information will only be used to produce aggregate statistical information and reports such as how many members visited the site and which pages or videos were viewed. In addition, conversations between you and the Retirement Counselors and/or PlanRight Advisors are also confidential. PlanRight Advisors are Manulife employees who are qualified to provide guidance on individual wealth and insurance needs. 

Be sure to bookmark the site once you sign up, so you can easily return to it. Log in with the user name and password you created when you signed up, or follow the instructions on-screen if you forgot your user name and/or password. Or you can go to Manulife.ca, sign in and select Retirement Redefined from the drop down menu. 

To ensure that you are able to make use of all the features available on the Retirement Redefined site, you should be using one of the following browsers. Please note the suggested versions:

  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Mozilla Firefox (current)
  • Google Chrome (current)
  • Apple Safari (current) 

Yes. The first time you visit you’ll be prompted to sign up and create a password. Any information you enter will be secure and confidential. 

If you didn’t sign up when you received the email, we will send you a follow-up email with a link. If you’ve deleted both emails, go to Manulife.ca, sign in and select Retirement Redefined from the drop down menu. Still need help, give one of our Retirement Counselors a call at 1-855-999-4244 or email at retirementcounselor@manulife.com. 

At this point, there is no mobile app available.