January 22, 2008 08:34 ET

RRSPs/National Bank Unveils its New Online Retirement Planning Tool: Retirement Horizon

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 22, 2008) - National Bank (TSX:NA) is pleased to present its new online retirement planning tool, available just in time for RRSP season at:

This interactive tool enables Internet users and Bank clients to assess their retirement needs by completing a simple questionnaire. With just a few mouse clicks, Retirement Horizon provides users with an overview of any gaps between their current situation and the objectives they hope to achieve for retirement. Users can then modify certain factors, such as their investor profile and monthly investment, to see how a simple change can impact various retirement scenarios.

Whether clients complete the Retirement Horizon in a National Bank branch or online, users can save it, print it out, send it by e-mail and access it at any time via a personal identification number, making it convenient to consult as needed.

About National Bank of Canada

National Bank of Canada is an integrated group which provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. The National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has more than $113 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 16,863 people. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:NA). For more information, visit the Bank's website at

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Contact Information

  • National Bank of Canada
    Denis Dube
    Director, Public Relations Department