Showing by author: Jim Yih

One hundred years ago, the concept of retirement did not exist. We started working at the age of 15 (usually at a job that required physical labour) and we statistically died at 47 years of age. As jo [more]
2017 is here which means the book is closed on 2016.  Let’s take a look at the world of markets and investments to see how everything fared for the year. Bonds continue to be boring It was a lo [more]
RRSP Quick Facts 2017: RRSP deadlines, contribution limits, and more
It's that time again when Canadians go out and buy RRSPs for the past year. Here are some of the rules and regulations for RRSPs so you can make good RRSP decisions this year. Who is eligible to [more]
2017 Financial Planning Guide: The numbers you need to know
A new year means new limits and data.  Here’s a list of new financial planning data for 2017 (In case you want to compare this to past years, I've included old data as well). Pension and RRSP con [more]
I just read an interesting article by Joe at Retire by 40 on work hard, play hard.  In the article Joe gives his personal definition of what it means to work hard, play hard and what the phrase means [more]