Three reasons people retire broke
According to a recent study, roughly 40 per cent of Canadians would be unable to pay for an unexpected $200 expense without going into debt. I’ve spent over 20 years working with people and their [more]
What are your family financial values?
My wife and I talk about money a lot.  While some studies suggest that money issues can be a significant catalyst for marital problems, I think having open lines of communication about money is extre [more]
Tax Freedom Day 2016
Every year at this time, we start to prepare for summer and get ready to celebrate Canada Day.  Maybe there's another day to celebrate this time of year.  Tax Freedom Day happened on June 7th this [more]
5 Common Questions About Mortgages
“Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.” – Karl Marx Recently, I ran a series of workshops for a client and one o [more]
Does half your money go to taxes?
Every year tax time is a good reason to complain about paying too much tax.  One of the big misconceptions I hear over and over again is this notion that we pay half of our money to the government.  [more]
What do you think of pension reform in Canada?
Fifty per cent of Canadians will be feeling the burn as they face big cuts to their standard of living at retirement and despite pension reform, there appears to be no relief in sight. Public pensi [more]