March 26 roundup

On what OAS changes will mean for Canada, a bull market that’s here to stay and tips on how to improve your LinkedIn profile.



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•The federal goverment is expected to announce changes to the Old Age Secuity benefit in this Thursday’s budget but the tweaks are expected to affect more than just older workers. An increase in the eligibility age will mean higher costs for the provinces, territories and municipalities, analysts warn.

•There’s reason to think the boom market is here to say. U.S. corporations, having cut costs to the bone during the recession, are poised to continue reaping the rewards as the U.S. economy gains traction, notes Chris Sorensen of Maclean’s.

•Now is as good a time as any to improve your online presence. Three social media experts cast a critical eye on Canadian Business contributor Melissa Edwards’ LinkedIn profile to illustrate best practices.

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