Gordon Powers
A long-time fund company executive, Gordon Powers now heads up the Affinity Group, a consulting firm focusing on retirement readiness. Gordon was a columnist for the Globe & Mail and Morningstar for many years and is also currently a columnist for Investment Executive, Canada’s national newspaper for financial advisors.

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RRSPs: Your Essential Questions Answered
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RRSPs: Your Essential Questions Answered

At this time of year, it seems like the financial world is awash with information on what is a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), the benefits of having one, and how to start one. But there are still a few planning points that Canadians either aren’t aware of or don’t know how to fully put to use… Continue reading »

Why Are Canadians Contributing Less to TFSAs?
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Why Are Canadians Contributing Less to TFSAs?

Canadians put a lot less money into their TFSAs last year, according to a recent survey from BMO Financial Group, and most of them cite the same reason for their decision: they simply didn’t have any extra money to work with. Overall, the average person put in… Continue reading »