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Living in Retirement
Dec 12, 2018
If you’re lucky, the decision upon retirement of whether to stay in your home or downsize is an easy one. For many retirees, however, deciding whether or not to downsize is a struggle. Here are some things to consider in making a decision.
Nov 26, 2018
Ever wonder if you’ll be affected by Old Age Security clawback? To minimize OAS clawback, you need to reduce net income. During retirement, an effective strategy is splitting pension income. But several strategies, including the following, can be initiated before retirement arrives.
Nov 6, 2018
According to Statistics Canada, a Canadian male aged 65 is expected to live to 84 and a female to age 87. Here are some of the financial planning areas affected by the new longevity.
Aug 1, 2018
Investor personality – essentially, your tolerance to risk – is critical in determining your asset allocation when establishing your portfolio. Here are three examples of how investor personality affects investment management decisions.
Jul 26, 2018
Your time horizon is the time period chosen until you plan to access all or the majority of the funds you’ve invested. It’s a critical part of your investment strategy because our goal is to help make sure your money is there when you need it.
Jun 4, 2018
For many couples, retiring together just makes sense, plain and simple. But the picture becomes less rosy if one spouse makes a sacrifice to line up. It’s important to be sure retiring together works for both partners.
Feb 1, 2018
When the Barenaked Ladies released their song “If I Had a Million Dollars” in 1992, the thinking was that if you had a million dollars, you’d be rich. Does this statement still hold true today and is a million dollars enough to get you through retirement?
Dec 11, 2017
People are living longer today than any other generation, yet the possibility of outliving ones’ assets can be a fearful reality. Here’s why understanding the realities of your retirement plan is more important now than ever.