As retirement approaches and the nest starts to empty, now is the time to focus on your retirement savings.
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Photo of a two car suburban home with cars in the driveway. Should You Trim Car Expenses to Accelerate Retirement Savings?

If your retirement years are right around the corner, you may be searching for ways to accelerate your savings. Read More

April 29, 2019

Photo of a tree growing our of a jar of coins with a chart beside it. How to Use GICs in Your Investment Portfolio

A Guaranteed Investment Certificate, or GIC, is issued by a financial institution and offers a guaranteed rate of return for a specified term... Read More

March 4, 2018

Photo of a retiree working on a laptop in a bright room. What’s Your Retirement Side Hustle?

As you approach the end of your formal work life, you may be starting to think about retirement.  One of the first planning exercises to undertake is to... Read More

December 10, 2018

Photo of a young pair of hands holding an elderly pair of hands. Caring for Elderly Parents – Guidelines for Financial POAs

It likely comes as no surprise to you that the number of elderly Canadians is increasing. In fact, Statistics Canada says that by 2031, one quarter of Canadians will be over the age.... Read More

September 17, 2018

Photo of a retired couple going for a bike ride in the country. Budgeting for Your Retirement Lifestyle

As you start planning your retirement, one of the questions you may be asking yourself is: do I have enough money to retire and how much will I realistically need? Read More

May 22, 2018

Photo of a pre-retirement couple researching options on a laptop. What Canadians Need to Know About Government Retirement Income

Are you worried you haven’t saved enough for retirement? Before you panic, don’t forget about Canada’s government pensions.......Read More

April 16, 2018

Photo of a 40-something woman working on a laptop on a desk in front of a bookshelf. Will I have enough money to retire? The top 10 questions to ask yourself

If you’re approaching retirement age, the question of how much money you need to retire may have entered your mind.......Read More

February 2, 2018

Photo of a retired couple with moving boxes after downsizing. Things to Consider When Downsizing

Many longtime homeowners have flirted with the idea of cashing in on their home price appreciation by selling their home......Read More

November 6, 2017

Photo of a couple working on the laptop on their kitchen counter. Pay Down Your Mortgage or Make an RRSP Contribution? There’s a Third Option

If you’ve received a bonus, an inheritance, or another financial windfall you may face an enviable financial decision: contribute to your Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), or make a prepayment to your mortgage......Read More

November 3, 2017

Photo of a young mother working with her pre-teen children at the kitchen table. Are you teaching your kids and pre-teens about money?

As parents of young children and pre-teens, your days are probably busy with work and school. Evenings and weekends are filled with homework, extra-curriculars and hopefully some R&R. So it’s no wonder many parents feel like they don’t have time to teach their kids about money.......Read More

September 28, 2017

Photo of a young couple shopping for clothes in a boutique. It’s not too late to jump start your retirement savings!

When you begin your working life, retirement seems like a long way off. But as the years go by, retirement has a way of sneaking up on you. Don’t panic – it’s not too late to save.....Read More

September 28, 2017