Retirement

Retiring Abroad to Stretch your Dollar

Retiring Abroad to Stretch your Dollar

Often when I travel, I daydream about what life would be like living there where the dollar would stretch further than it would in Canada, where the cost of living...
What CPP Changes Mean for You

What CPP Changes Mean for You

Personal finance readers love two for the price of one.  So we thought we’d give the people what they want! We’re trying something a bit new in personal finance circles...
The Benefits of a Defined Benefit Pension

The Benefits of a Defined Benefit Pension

I'll admit I didn't know much about my defined benefit pension until recently (yes, after over 10 years of contributing to my pension) because I decided to look closely at my...

My Retirement Dream & Why I Drive a 13-year-old Minivan

This post is part of Sun Life Canada's #retireinspired promotion.  Check out their site here for some cool stories regarding how Canadians plan to get to - and then spend...
How Much Will I Need to Save for Retirement

How Much Will I Need to Save for Retirement?

To be honest, I know I am saving for retirement because I do not want to continue working full-time slaving away and being in the rat race, but I do...
Why Having a COLA Is Pretty Sweet

Why Having a COLA Is Pretty Sweet

Before all of you whole-foods types get up on your soapboxes and start ranting about how terrible my sugar water addiction is for me (Yes, my name is Kyle and...

The Mad Scramble for RRSP Contributions

Over the last few weeks we’ve noticed a considerable surge in people headed to our site to check out topics surrounding RRSPs and TFSAs.  During the same time period I’ve...
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Why You Shouldn’t Be Worried About Your Retirement Just Yet

Retirement planning is one of the most basic pillars of the personal finance blogosphere. Nearly everyone who blogs about anything related to finance will advise you to save for retirement...
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