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  • Wynne et Harper échangent coup pour coup
    Ontario Retirement Pension Plan: Who loses, who wins CBC

    If you've heard anything about the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan, it's probably that Conservative Leader Stephen Harper and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne are publicly fighting about it. While …

    Wynne et Harper échangent coup pour coup

    If you've heard anything about the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan, it's probably that Conservative Leader Stephen Harper and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne are publicly fighting about it. While there's no love lost between these two, there may be some love in the ORPP for Ontario's future pensioners – and less …

  • Wynne: Federal response to residential schools study 'disappointing'
    Wynne government slowing down Ontario Retirement Pension Plan CBC

    Premier Kathleen Wynne's government is slowing down the phase-in of its controversial new Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) to ease the transition for small and medium-sized businesses. The self-employed …

    Wynne: Federal response to residential schools study 'disappointing'

    Premier Kathleen Wynne's government is slowing down the phase-in of its controversial new Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) to ease the transition for small and medium-sized businesses. The self-employed will also be required to contribute to the ORPP, as they do to CPP, starting in 2019. The Ontario plan will require …

  • Canada's Finance Minister Oliver speaks in the House of Commons in Ottawa
    Ottawa won't co-operate with Ont. pension plan, Oliver says in letter to Sousa The Canadian Press

    Finance Minister Joe Oliver is telling Ontario the federal government will not co-operate in any way with the province's move to create its own pension plan.

    Canada's Finance Minister Oliver speaks in the House of Commons in Ottawa

    Finance Minister Joe Oliver is telling Ontario the federal government will not co-operate in any way with the province's move to create its own pension plan.

  • Home value killers: Problems that could make your property near worthless Yahoo Finance Canada

    Anyone who’s bought a house knows about the little things that can affect its value: a marble countertop adds a few grand; a lack of parking takes back a bit more. Unfinished basement? See ya.

    A sign stands in front of a home that has been sold in Toronto

    Anyone who’s bought a house knows about the little things that can affect its value: a marble countertop adds a few grand; a lack of parking takes back a bit more. Unfinished basement? See ya.

  • Seniors going bankrupt in soaring numbers CBC

    Judy Southon never imagined it would come to this. She and her husband Vic had good jobs, raised a son and were homeowners. But after a run of bad luck, the 67-year-old wound up deep in debt and had to …

    Seniors going bankrupt in soaring numbers

    Judy Southon never imagined it would come to this. She and her husband Vic had good jobs, raised a son and were homeowners. But after a run of bad luck, the 67-year-old wound up deep in debt and had to declare bankruptcy.

  • Canadians reasonably well-prepared for retirement, C.D. Howe report says The Canadian Press

    Canadians are saving enough and are reasonably well-prepared for life after work, said a report Thursday by the C.D. Howe Institute, which challenges some of the common assumptions about retirement pl …

    Couple with bills

    Canadians are saving enough and are reasonably well-prepared for life after work, said a report Thursday by the C.D. Howe Institute, which challenges some of the common assumptions about retirement planning.

  • Real estate woes: The secret lives of house poor Canadians CBC

    The family is house poor, or as Edgerton puts it, "house rich and cash poor." They live in Lachute, Que., about an hour outside of Montreal, far from the housing hot zones of Toronto and Vancouver. Edgerton …

    Real estate woes: The secret lives of house-poor Canadians

    The family is house poor, or as Edgerton puts it, "house rich and cash poor." They live in Lachute, Que., about an hour outside of Montreal, far from the housing hot zones of Toronto and Vancouver. Edgerton estimates she and Camus spend 43 per cent of their combined income paying down their $418,000 mortgage and covering …

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  • Canadian retirement a political issue as poll shows support for TFSA, CPP increases Insight

    About two-thirds of Canadians are in favour of increasing the contribution limit for the Tax Free Saving Account (TFSA), but even more want a boost in benefits received through the Canada Pension Plan …

    Top TFSA mistakes that are killing your savings

    About two-thirds of Canadians are in favour of increasing the contribution limit for the Tax Free Saving Account (TFSA), but even more want a boost in benefits received through the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), a new Nanos poll shows. The results suggest support for some Conservative government initiatives in the lead up …

  • HSBC report says 45% of working-age Canadians expect some period of semi-retirement, while another 15% expect no full retirement

  • Canadians more likely to burn through retirement savings: HSBC Pay Day

    HSBC’s latest global retirement survey says Canadians are among the most likely to spend their money before they die, and are the least likely to financially support their adult children. Only 7 per cent …

    Retired couple

    HSBC’s latest global retirement survey says Canadians are among the most likely to spend their money before they die, and are the least likely to financially support their adult children. Only 7 per cent of Canadians felt it was best to save as much as possible to pass along to their kids. The survey also shows just 11 …

  • How to retire in your 30s and travel the world GoldenGirlFinance.com

    Start with making these three budget cuts

    Why savvy investors travel the world for dividends

    Start with making these three budget cuts

  • A day in the life of a retiree US News

    Before I officially retired , I worried about what I would do to stay busy once I left the working world. I never had a problem entertaining myself during the weekends, because I was catching up on everything …

    Woman in hammock

    Before I officially retired , I worried about what I would do to stay busy once I left the working world. I never had a problem entertaining myself during the weekends, because I was catching up on everything ...

  • TFSAs vs. RRSPs CBC.ca Videos

    How are tax-free savings accounts different from registered retirement savings plans? James Fitz-Morris explains your options.

  • For retirees, downsizing has many upsides CNBC

    While many retirees opt to downsize their living arrangements to save money, a move should also be about location and quality of life, say experts.

    For retirees, downsizing has many upsides

    While many retirees opt to downsize their living arrangements to save money, a move should also be about location and quality of life, say experts.

  • 4 ways retirement is like baseball US News

    While watching the season opener for the San Francisco Giants, it dawned on me how planning for retirement is in many ways similar to the great American pastime. Despite our best preparation, it is conceivable …

    While watching the season opener for the San Francisco Giants, it dawned on me how planning for retirement is in many ways similar to the great American pastime. Despite our best preparation, it is conceivable we may strike out a few times before we get a hit.

  • Q & A: Do you need to own a home in retirement? Yahoo Finance

    Do you really need to own a home when you retire?

    A 238 Square Foot Retirement Home?

    Do you really need to own a home when you retire?

  • Lower earnings, longevity put Canadian women at risk for ‘bag lady syndrome’ Pay Day

    Forget wrinkles and sagging skin, running out of money in retirement is one of the biggest fears working women have these days, and it’s not completely irrational, experts say. “Women of all economic …

    A retired woman uses a cane as she takes a walk in Enghien-les-Bains

    Forget wrinkles and sagging skin, running out of money in retirement is one of the biggest fears working women have these days, and it’s not completely irrational, experts say. “Women of all economic walks of life have a shared fear – and that’s the fear running out of money,” says Caroline Dabu, vice president and head …

  • Tales of early retirement: the path three people took US News

    Early retirement comes in many forms, with different aspirations and circumstances. Here are three stories of early retirement. Richard Detrich never expected to retire. Detrich and his wife, who worked …

    Dream retirement: How this couple built a treetop village in Costa Rica

    Early retirement comes in many forms, with different aspirations and circumstances. Here are three stories of early retirement. Richard Detrich never expected to retire. Detrich and his wife, who worked for the county health department, owned a nice house overlooking the water in Ventura, California.

  • Off-the-grid float house is 'perfect choice', say retired B.C. couple CBC

    Land prices can be astronomically high in many parts of Canada, but they're not a problem for a B.C. couple who have chosen to leave terrestrial living behind — in favour of a floating cabin east of Powell River. …

    Off-the-grid float house is 'perfect choice', say retired B.C. couple

    Land prices can be astronomically high in many parts of Canada, but they're not a problem for a B.C. couple who have chosen to leave terrestrial living behind — in favour of a floating cabin east of Powell River. The cabin is next to a cliff and is tethered to shore by a cable.