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Retirement priorities

Canadians are increasingly preoccupied with just surviving financially in their Golden Years and less so about leisure activities.

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MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORPORATION - Investors Increasingly Cautious

  • Manulife Financial recently polled 2,000 Canadians and found investor appetite for stocks is up while appetite for fixed income vehicles is down. Manulife also asked adults about their retirement priorities. Canadians, especially the younger ones, are increasingly preoccupied with just surviving financially in their Golden Years and less so about travel and other leisure activities. Being able to charity was the least of their concern. Click to enlarge this snapshot of the findings:
  • More and more boomers may be retiring with debt, but you can retire completely debt-free, as long as you’re prepared to make the necessary sacrifices, according to our pals over at Canadian Business. Here are 5 things you should do now that can only help your chances.

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