Can we retire now? Retirement rules of thumb
John and Jennifer (Jen) are 62 and want to retire comfortably soon. Can they retire now? They want to know how to set up their retirement income to give them the maximum income that will be reliable f [more]
A new year means new limits and data.  Here’s a list of new financial planning data for 2018 (In case you want to compare this to past years, I've included old data as well). Pension and RRSP con [more]
As baby boomers begin to retire, many are choosing to live their golden years outside of Canada. There are a whole host of reasons that Canadians are moving abroad to retire. Two of the big ones are a [more]
Updated January 8, 2018 The federal and provincial Ministers of Finance recently announced that they had reached agreement on some changes to the enhanced CPP, along with some other changes to the [more]
Income splitting is not an easy strategy to accomplish in Canada. We live in a tax system where every individual must report their personal income and pay tax individually. Income splitting is a [more]
“Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.” – Zig Ziglar When we talk about money management, we talk in terms of action: earning; saving; giving; spending; paying dow [more]