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Investing

“How are my investments protected?”

We explain the role of the CDIC and CIPF,...

“How are my investments protected?”

Financial Planning

New financial planners’ association strives for transparency

“We want Canadians to feel confident that when they...

New financial planners’ association strives for transparency

Retirement

Considering a reverse mortgage? Here’s what you need to know

While a conventional mortgage advances you funds in order...

Considering a reverse mortgage? Here’s what you need to know

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Could retiring at 61 significantly reduce your CPP benefit?

Ellen has contributed to the Canada Pension Plan for...

Could retiring at 61 significantly reduce your CPP benefit?

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How to understand your CPP Statement of Contributions

Get an estimate of what your Canada Pension Plan...

How to understand your CPP Statement of Contributions

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The right time to take Canada Pension Plan benefits

Steve is 61 and earns $71,000 annually. Should he...

The right time to take Canada Pension Plan benefits

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How will a pension buyback impact your income tax return?

Q. I plan to do a pension buyback for...

How will a pension buyback impact your income tax return?

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How to make the right pension decision when longevity is so variable

Should Richard take 100% of his pension or just...

How to make the right pension decision when longevity is so variable

Annuities

What to do when Manulife offers cash to leave its IncomePlus product

Should Abel's wife accept Manulife's offer to cash out...

What to do when Manulife offers cash to leave its IncomePlus product