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Retirement planning

Why most Canadians plan on working past the age of 65, plus holiday shopping tips.



  • More than 60% of older Canadian workers surveyed for Munich Re said they plan to work past the age of 65, citing employer-sponsored health care benefits as a major factor in the decision to stay in the workforce.
  • MoneySense contributor David Aston writes about flexible retirement options for Canadian Business.
  • Dividend stocks are popular. Perhaps too popular, suggests Bryan Borzykowski.
  • RBC has eliminated expiry dates and a number of fees associated with its Visa gift cards after the federal government threatened a crackdown on the entire pre-paid credit card industry. The RBC Visa Gift Card still comes with a one-time $3.95 flat purchase fee.
  • Canadians have the best intentions when it comes to holiday shopping this year. A recent TD Canada Trust survey has found 60% plan to implement a budget though more than one-third admit it’ll be hard to stick to it. Here’s look at the findings plus a few tips: