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Divorce over 50: managing your finances if you find yourself single in the run-up to retirement

"Grey divorce" is on the rise—and it can have...

Divorce over 50: managing your finances if you find yourself single in the run-up to retirement
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Can you receive a government pension if you live outside of Canada?

Helen wants to know if her father can receive...

Can you receive a government pension if you live outside of Canada?
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RESP guide: Making the shift from saving for your child’s post-secondary education, to funding it

Parents may spend years contributing to Registered Education Savings...

RESP guide: Making the shift from saving for your child’s post-secondary education, to funding it
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Are you entitled to anything when your ex-spouse dies?

Ginette wonders if she can claim survivor benefits although...

Are you entitled to anything when your ex-spouse dies?

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What happens to real estate when a spouse dies and property isn’t held jointly? 

Barb’s mother is living in a house that was...

What happens to real estate when a spouse dies and property isn’t held jointly? 
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A guide to spousal RRSPs for married and common-law partners

There are benefits, but also potential pitfalls, to beware...

A guide to spousal RRSPs for married and common-law partners
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What tenants need to know about buying out their rental

Douglas is considering buying the property he rents from...

What tenants need to know about buying out their rental
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Tax planning for Canadians who invest in the U.S.

There are good reasons for Canadians to invest in...

Tax planning for Canadians who invest in the U.S.

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When does it make sense to sell real estate in a larger city and buy in a smaller one?

If Alison’s annual rent exceeds 5% of the cost...

When does it make sense to sell real estate in a larger city and buy in a smaller one?

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