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A woman in semi-retirement working from home, not looking stressed at all.

Retired Money

Is semi-retirement stressful? You bet—here’s what to do about it

In semi-retirement, reducing stress may be more important than generating that extra taxable revenue. Here’s one way to say...

Is semi-retirement stressful? You bet—here’s what to do about it
Two women in their 70s, happy with their decision about annuities.

Retired Money

Should retirees in their early 70s partly annuitize?

Interest rates have soared in the past year—but annuity payouts, not so much. Find out what makes sense when...

Should retirees in their early 70s partly annuitize?
Six people celebrating retirement, symbolizing the five (plus one) factor for when to retire in Canada

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The five factors of retirement for Canadians

There are five factors in deciding the timing of retirement—plus a sixth factor that isn’t important even though many...

The five factors of retirement for Canadians
Three employees at their production jobs talking about cashing out their employee pensions.

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Should you cash out your workplace pension when you leave a job?

Find out why Canada has it better than the U.S. for registered employer pensions. A UBC study on cashing...

Should you cash out your workplace pension when you leave a job?
A retiree with her adult child's own family at their first home, thanks to the FHSA

Retired Money

How retired parents can use the FHSA to help their adult children

Canada’s new first home savings account nicely complements earlier real estate programs. Retirees with grown adult children should take...

How retired parents can use the FHSA to help their adult children
A young man and an older man walking up stairs. This symbolizes how much you need to retire by starting to invest in your 20s

Retired Money

How much money do you need to retire in Canada? Is it really $1.7 million? 

While $1.7 million is a big number, it’s possible to retire in Canada on that amount, if you start...

How much money do you need to retire in Canada? Is it really $1.7 million? 
Playing on the words "all-weather" a man is walking outside in the snow, fully dressed and ready for the weather.

Retired Money

Are ETFs a good investment for an all-weather portfolio?

Are ETFs a good investment for an all-weather portfolio?
A man in a suit, smiles as he's thinking to retire soon. He's also wondering what inflation will do to his savings.

Retired Money

Inflation and investments: Heads up if you’re retired or retiring soon

How will inflation affect your investments? Experts dissect what the rising cost of living means for retirees and those...

Inflation and investments: Heads up if you’re retired or retiring soon
A couple contributing to their RRSPs just after the New Year's countdown

TFSAs

Why contributing to a TFSA is a good resolution

Why a TFSA should be your top goal for 2023 and how it stacks up against RRSPs as a...

Why contributing to a TFSA is a good resolution