Retirement

A retired couple sits on a bench in Enghien-les-Bains

TORONTO - Aon Hewitt says the health of Canadian defined benefit pension plans has continued to decline this year due to falling long-term interest rates that have driven up plan liabilities.

Nova Scotia snowbirds can now bask in the heat for an extra month without risking losing their health coverage.

According to a recent study sponsored by Merrill Lynch, by age 61, most people finally feel free to …

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  • Older workers
    The joy of part-time retirement US News

    Retirement for most of us is about getting away from the working world and refocusing our efforts on doing what we really want. Since this will be our first time at it, I am sure there will be adjustments …

    Older workers

    Retirement for most of us is about getting away from the working world and refocusing our efforts on doing what we really want. Since this will be our first time at it, I am sure there will be adjustments along the way.

  • Acetaminophen Doesn't Reduce Lower-Back Pain, Study Suggests
    How lower back pain relates to retiring comfortably US News

    I broke my back last Thursday. I'll feel fine in a week or two, but I'm currently on bed rest. The good news is that being in pain reminded me of so many nuggets of wisdom on the road to retiring comfortably …

    Acetaminophen Doesn't Reduce Lower-Back Pain, Study Suggests

    I broke my back last Thursday. I'll feel fine in a week or two, but I'm currently on bed rest. The good news is that being in pain reminded me of so many nuggets of wisdom on the road to retiring comfortably ...

  • File photo shows the hands of a pensioner during an afternoon nap at a residential home in Eichenau
    Retirement homes: 5 things to ask before the big move CBC

    Prospective residents of retirement home units can manage to avoid troublesome surprises by taking the time to understand the fine print of their multipage contracts. People need to understand how important …

    File photo shows the hands of a pensioner during an afternoon nap at a residential home in Eichenau

    Prospective residents of retirement home units can manage to avoid troublesome surprises by taking the time to understand the fine print of their multipage contracts. People need to understand how important choosing a retirement home is, says David Harvey, Alzheimer Society of Ontario's chief public policy and programs …

  • 5 money moves to help you retire sooner Credit.com

    Some smart planning and sacrifice now can pay off big later, when you're ready to retire . . . and may help you be prepared sooner than you think!

    How to Give Your Retirement Plan a Big Payoff

    Some smart planning and sacrifice now can pay off big later, when you're ready to retire . . . and may help you be prepared sooner than you think!

  • Retirement Concepts is under fire from relatives forced to pay $1,000 monthly fees long after their loved ones have died

  • A new report ranks the outlook for retirees in 150 countries, looking at criteria such as access to health care, life expectancy, unemployment, income equality, tax burden, and other factors. These countries are the bottom ten.

  • 5 things you need to retire early and comfortably US News

    While you certainly need a substantial nest egg to retire early, those who are happy in early retirement usually share a few common traits. A retirement job can be a last resort that actually isn't that …

    Want to retire early? Save this every month

    While you certainly need a substantial nest egg to retire early, those who are happy in early retirement usually share a few common traits. A retirement job can be a last resort that actually isn't that bad, and it could even be fun if you find an ideal position.

  • Healthy retirement requires prep work, says expert CBC

    It can feel like a loss in routine and sense of identity, and when illness suddenly comes into the equation, retirement can feel more like a punishment than a blessing. "If you've got a mostly positive …

    Healthy retirement

    It can feel like a loss in routine and sense of identity, and when illness suddenly comes into the equation, retirement can feel more like a punishment than a blessing. "If you've got a mostly positive view of aging, that's going to go a long way," she told North By Northwest's Sheryl MacKay.

  • Retiring abroad can offer a more affordable health care and better quality of life, these are the to

  • Continuing to work in later life is a tough decision, but it might be the right thing. How do you decide whether to stay? Financial advisor Patricia Smith discusses. Photo: Getty

  • 5 ways to stay strong in retirement US News

    Since most people who retire at 65 can look forward to 20 or more years of retirement, we want to be healthy and strong enough to make the most of our second act. While we have no control over the genes …

    Pro tips on preparing for Baby Boomer retirement

    Since most people who retire at 65 can look forward to 20 or more years of retirement, we want to be healthy and strong enough to make the most of our second act. While we have no control over the genes we inherited or the unexpected circumstances we might encounter in retirement, we can still play a role in improving …

  • Spain's 'Ghost Villages' are the hot new retirement destination Curbed

    Photos via Galician Country Homes As of January 2015, the unemployment rate in Spain had climbed to 24%, causing thousands of Spaniards to flee their homes in search of work elsewhere, leaving entire villages …

    Remodel: Spain's 'Ghost Villages' are the Hot New Retirement Destination

    Photos via Galician Country Homes As of January 2015, the unemployment rate in Spain had climbed to 24%, causing thousands of Spaniards to flee their homes in search of work elsewhere, leaving entire villages (small ones, at least) on...

  • Deep in debt, can this couple ever afford to retire? MoneySense

    The Fraser family can still save enough for retirement even with setbacks and debt.

    Nest egg

    The Fraser family can still save enough for retirement even with setbacks and debt.

  • A perfect portfolio to retire on MoneySense

    This balanced portfolio provides better returns and income, with less risk.

    Pedestrians using their mobile phone are reflected in an electronic board displaying the graph of the recent fluctuations of the Tokyo Stock Exchange Stock Price Index (TOPIX) outside a brokerage in Tokyo

    This balanced portfolio provides better returns and income, with less risk.

  • A to-do list for the year you retire US News

    Many people claim they don't earn enough to contribute the maximum amount to their retirement accounts, but the year leading up to retirement is the perfect time to stash away as much cash as you can. …

    Obama Administration targeting your retirement savings?

    Many people claim they don't earn enough to contribute the maximum amount to their retirement accounts, but the year leading up to retirement is the perfect time to stash away as much cash as you can. Or you could put the money in a Roth account and pay the tax now so that you can take tax-free withdrawals later on in …

  • Avoid these common mistakes new retirees make US News

    Whatever the particular oversight, being blindsided by the unexpected threatens to put a damper on an otherwise smooth transition into retirement. Here are a few potential stumbling blocks to be aware …

    Five Real Estate Mistakes Retirees Make

    Whatever the particular oversight, being blindsided by the unexpected threatens to put a damper on an otherwise smooth transition into retirement. Here are a few potential stumbling blocks to be aware of as you begin your retirement journey. Your retirement activities are likely to evolve over time. It is impossible …

  • Mon, Mar 2: Financial experts say the lack of RRSP line-ups on deadline day is a troubling sign for personal finances. Ted Chernecki reports.

  • Saving for retirement CBC.ca Videos

    Personal finance expert Rubina Ahmed-Haq answers your questions about retirement savings

  • How long do you plan to work full-time? GoldenGirlFinance.com

    A recent survey shows 32 percent of you said this about your golden years

    Your encore career: Which jobs need senior workers?

    A recent survey shows 32 percent of you said this about your golden years

  • Big Picture panel discusses ways to handle the rising bill for Old Age Security as baby boomers retire