40 Lessons About Money and Life
“Life is too short to live small.” – AnonymousThis week is milestone for me; I’m turning 40! It’s a landmark birthday that I’ve been looking forward to because so many of the goals tha [more]
Stop raiding your RRSPs before retirement
One of the best parts of my job is when I can help people with their retirement plans.  Unfortunately too often, I get humbled from these face to face meetings because I realize that not all retireme [more]
A history of pensions in Canada
Down the road from me is the oldest remaining House of Industry in Canada.  Built in 1877, it was a refuge for the poor, homeless, and destitute.  It became the County Home for the Aged in 1947.  A [more]
A tutorial for understanding your pension plan
Public pension plans are the biggest source of retirement income for the average Canadians. That’s the CPP (Canada Pension Plan) and OAS (Old Age Security). Our second largest income source is emplo [more]
Making Success a Habit
“Success is a few simple disciplines, practiced every day; while failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.” - Jim RohnI’ve come to believe that one of the hardest thing [more]