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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Should I buy award-winning mutual funds?

The other day I was rummaging through some boxes of old crap, trying to reduce my number of boxes of old crap. In the process I discovered these gems, which I obtained at the very beginning of my career and held on to for some reason....

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Recommended Books on Personal Finance

I often get asked this question. Usually by do-it-yourself personal finance keeners who find me online, but also by existing clients looking to improve their financial knowledge....

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Monthly Market Muhsings - September 2020

Slow-cooking our way to financial independence, one month at a time!...

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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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Monthly Market Muhsings - July 2020

What about gold?...

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TFSA Wiki

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

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A recollection of my doubts

“History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes”, as the quote goes....

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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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