Different types of beneficiary designations
One of the most important decisions you will make when setting up your financial plan is appointing beneficiaries on the various products you own (RRSPs, RRIFs, LIRAs, Life Insurance, etc). Naming a [more]
How Much Should You Save?
“Good habits are worth being fanatical about.” – John IrvingThe question of how much to save is one that I’m asked about on a regular basis. It’s a question that is often approached from [more]
3 Important Pension Plan Changes for Alberta
There are big changes on the way for pension plans in the province of Alberta. Alberta is the latest province to modernize its pension legislation, following in the footsteps of Ontario. These pension [more]
3 adjustments made to CPP after it’s in pay
I did some calculations for a client recently to help her decide when to take her Canada Pension Plan (CPP) retirement pension. She decided to take her pension now, but the amount showing in the lette [more]
The No Spend Challenge
“Every moment is a fresh beginning.” – T.S. EliotRecently I went wedding dress shopping with a friend. She’s getting married next summer and I’m part of the wedding party so we had a lo [more]