How much income will I need in retirement?

Here's another crucial question when planning for retirement: how much income will you actually need?...

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When should I start my CPP?

I get this question a lot, more than any other retirement planning question. There’s no clean-cut answer, as everyone’s situation is different. Here are some things to consider....

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How much should I save in my RRSP?

You've got your first grown-up job and you're wondering how much you'll need to put away for retirement and how best to make use of RRSPs. Well, here are a few considerations to start....

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They're Never Gonna Pay it Back

Government debt, inflation, and retirement planning are a dangerous mix....

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Should I Take Maximum LIF Payments?

Many of us end up having at least a small LIRA or LIF kicking around in our portfolio due to a pension at a former job. How do they work?...

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TFSA Wiki

Everything you want or need to know about TFSAs, in one place....

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Is it Time to Revisit Beneficiary Designations?

Since opening your registered plan accounts, have you revisited your beneficiary designations?...

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4 Learnings (so far) During the Latest Bear Market

Partway through this current bear market, I decided to start documenting some learnings....

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Sometimes financial journalism nails it.

I dug up a great article from 2008, during the crash, that includes the time tested advice you can use in all market conditions....

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Advanced Financial Planning

November is financial planning month. I've written plenty of times before about some basic financial planning, so I wanted to take a bit of a detour this month into the realm of “Advanced Financial Planning”....

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