Pensions

Three employees at their production jobs talking about cashing out their employee pensions.

Retired Money

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 man reads documents about his TFSA and other investments at work, as he plans his retirement.

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A strategy for non-registered and TFSA accounts in retirement

Between a TFSA and non-registered accounts, what is the most tax-effective way to withdraw to fund retirement?

A strategy for non-registered and TFSA accounts in retirement
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? 
A man on the beach with his grandson, because he was able to apply for CPP Survivor's Pension benefit

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What is the CPP Survivor’s Pension? How can Canadians claim this benefit?

When a spouse loses their partner, benefits are available to them through the government, such as the CPP Survivor’s...

What is the CPP Survivor’s Pension? How can Canadians claim this benefit?

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How to use income ETFs for retirement income

Are income ETFs the right choice for retirees? And should you place them in a life income fund that...

How to use income ETFs for retirement income
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
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Investing

Target-date funds in Canada: Investing for the year you plan to retire

Looking for a way to simplify your retirement investment strategy? A lot of people in Canada are meeting that...

Target-date funds in Canada: Investing for the year you plan to retire
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Is now the time for a long-term investor to abandon stocks?

It’s been a difficult year for stock investors. Should you move into GICs or mortgage funds to invest for...

Is now the time for a long-term investor to abandon stocks?

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Retired Money

Reading the “Annual Returns of Key Asset Classes”—what it means for Canadian investors

Our Retired Money columnist talks of the importance and lessons investors can glean from Franklin Templeton’s charts of Annual Returns of...

Reading the “Annual Returns of Key Asset Classes”—what it means for Canadian investors

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