Retirement Finances

This Is Why You Want To Be In A Union When It Comes To Retirement

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Business

Nearly half of retired Canadians were forced to leave the workforce earlier than they planned, according to a survey from Angus Reid. The poll show...

Seniors Going Bankrupt In Soaring Numbers

CBC | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada Business

Judy Southon never imagined it would come to this. She and her husband Vic had good jobs, raised a son and were homeowners. But after a run of bad l...

Here's What The Canada Pension Plan Debate Could Mean For You

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The debate over retirement and the role of the Canada Pension Plan is in full swing on Parliament Hill. Here's a quick look at what the possi...

With A Little Help: Why It's Never Too Late To Get Assistance Planning Your Future

Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada Living

As the saying goes, “The best time to plant a tree is 10 years ago. The second best time is today.” Although saving for something that seems as fa...

Large Minority Of Canadians Say They Will Work Till They Die

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada Business

Nearly one in five Canadians say they will never retire, according to a new survey that finds a majority of Canadians concerned about their retirement...

More Canadians Counting On Lottery Than Family For Retirement

CP/Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada Business

More Canadians are counting on winning the lottery than on help from family members to get through retirement, a survey from BMO finds. The Canada ...

How Much Rich Canadians Say They Need To Retire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - No need to pity the affluent, even if they have to save more than twice as much as average Canadians before retiring.A new poll issued by BM...

Don't Give Up On That Sunny Retirement Dream Just Yet, Canadians

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.24.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Dwindling pension benefits are forcing many Canadians to rethink how they’ll spend their golden years, but that doesn’t necessarily mean...

Second Careers: How to Make Yours a Success

Kathy Barthel | Posted 01.04.2012 | Canada Business
Kathy Barthel

Take all the time you need to make yourself as competitive and well-connected as possible before looking for work or launching your business. If you've done your financial homework beforehand, you'll know how long your money will last before you make your move.