This 30-year-old freelancer makes $125,000 a year and pays modest rent living with his parents. Should he invest in retirement or buy a home? + MORE Feb 3rd

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Mapping out a clear path for your investments at retirement May 11th

Q. I retired last year at age 60 and am fortunate to have defined benefit pension, which I can live off comfortably. I have accumulated some savings, which I am now looking to invest more productively. My risk tolerance is on the low end—a 2 out of 5 based on an online survey I completed. My goal .... More »

When is the best time to start taking your CPP payments? Apr 13th

For retirees or near-retirees who lack traditional employer-sponsored Defined Benefit pension plans, the federal government’s Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Old Age Security (OAS) are the closest most of us will get to such a valuable pension. True, RRSPs and TFSAs do allow you, in a tax-effective .... More »
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How retirees can continue living their best life when investments have taken a hit Apr 27th

Modest cuts without great sacrifice can go a long way toward ensuring your retirement lifestyle continues to keep you socially engaged, physically fit, well-nourished and mentally stimulated..... More »
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Should you be worried about retirement? If you don’t have a pension, you probably should + MORE Feb 24th

A new survey reveals that many Canadians suffer from an appalling lack of knowledge when it comes to retirement planning, writes Gordon Pape..... More »
This 30-year-old freelancer makes $125,000 a year and pays modest rent living with his parents. Should he invest in retirement or buy a home?Jeremy says his main goal is to save for retirement, but after looking at condos online, he’s trying to decide if that will be a worthy investment.

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