Starting the new year in debt? Check out these tips on making your saving resolution and goals of a new car, a new house, vacation or retirement fund a reality in 2018. Save your money in these types of accounts if…
A New Year Rate Hike – It has been a busy start to the new year – mortgage rates are up, stock markets are down, and that holiday credit card bill is looming. Is your wallet feeling the pressure yet?
Is CPP expansion still a possibility? The nation’s finance ministers gathered recently to discuss the option, but no action has been taken. In today’s challenging economic climate, it’s not clear when expansion will happen – but all agree something must be done to improve retirement in Canada.
The Liberal Throne Speech touched on hot election promises such as tax cuts for the middle class, and a new version of the child care benefit. Read on for our full recap of the economic issues discussed.
The Conservative government is thinking of offering voluntary CPP expansion as a way to help Canadians save for retirement. Is this the answer to Canada’s savings shortfall? Read on to learn more.
Are you at the stage where you need to turn your RSP into income for retirement? It can be a confusing time, and require some savvy tax strategy. Here’s what one retiree did to maximize her money.
Senior poverty is on the rise in Canada, according to the latest report from the OECD. One of the biggest factors affecting seniors’ living standards: grey divorce. As splitting later in life becomes more common, some are finding their retirement savings to be negatively affected.
They say wisdom comes with age – but sometimes our cognitive abilities can decline, leaving us more financially vulnerable than we realize. A study finds the financial literacy capacity of seniors diminishes over time, as right brain thinking becomes more prevalent.
Pension plan formulas can be confusing. Here’s a clear breakdown of the three most common types, and how to achieve your retirement planning goals.
Reading your annual pension statement may be as fun as pulling teeth, but it’s important to stay on top of your retirement savings. Here are 5 must-know points to check for on your statement.