Retirement

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 c…

Five Real Estate Mistakes Retirees Make

Whatever the particular oversight, being blindsided by the unexpected threatens to put a damper on a…

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Mon, Mar 2: Financial experts say the lack of RRSP line-ups on deadline day is a troubling sign for …

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  • New Canadian five and 10 dollar bills, made of polymer, are displayed following an unveiling ceremony at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa
    How pension income splitting really works MoneySense

    Ken is trying to get some answers so he can plan a tax efficient retirement income for he and his wife.

    New Canadian five and 10 dollar bills, made of polymer, are displayed following an unveiling ceremony at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa

    Ken is trying to get some answers so he can plan a tax efficient retirement income for he and his wife.

  • Saving for retirement CBC.ca Videos

    Personal finance expert Rubina Ahmed-Haq answers your questions about retirement savings More »Saving for retirement

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

  • Your encore career: Which jobs need senior workers?
    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

  • Wed, Feb 25: Global's consumer affairs reporter Sean O'Shea hosts a panel of experts to discuss RRSP's, TFSA's, and other investment vehicles you can use to make sure you're saving enough for your retirement.

  • Boosting Tax-Free Savings Account may cost Canada billions: budget watchdog CBC

    During the 2011 election campaign, the Conservatives pledged to double the maximum limit as soon as the budget was balanced. "By 2080, the TFSA fiscal costs project to increase tenfold, reaching 0.57 …

    Stephen Harper faces heat in Commons

    During the 2011 election campaign, the Conservatives pledged to double the maximum limit as soon as the budget was balanced. "By 2080, the TFSA fiscal costs project to increase tenfold, reaching 0.57 per cent of GDP," the report concludes.

  • Optimize your retirement income MoneySense

    Jackie is approaching retirement and her husband is retired. She's looking to optimize her retirement income and minimize her income taxes.

    A man holds the new Canadian 100 dollar bill made of polymer in Toronto

    Jackie is approaching retirement and her husband is retired. She's looking to optimize her retirement income and minimize her income taxes.

  • RRSP season: Does it pay to borrow? Pay Day

    “I’m not the hugest fan of RRSP loans for a few reasons,” says certified financial planner Julia Chung of JYC Financial in South Surrey, B.C. “You’re always working backwards — getting a loan, paying off …

    Experts warn against rushing RRSP contributions

    “I’m not the hugest fan of RRSP loans for a few reasons,” says certified financial planner Julia Chung of JYC Financial in South Surrey, B.C. “You’re always working backwards — getting a loan, paying off the loan, and then getting a new loan the following year because you haven’t saved any money towards another year’s contribution, …

  • MarketWatch's Chuck Jaffe joins us to talk about the biggest lies we tell ourselves about our retirement funds. Photo: iStock/Nastco

  • Working at 66 CBC.ca Videos

    Daryl Diamond of Diamond Retirement Planning on how not to run out of money in retirement

  • Majority expect to still be working past 65 to pay for basic expenses: poll The Canadian Press

    TORONTO - A new poll has found there are more Canadians who expect to be working past age 65 than those who expect to be retired.

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    TORONTO - A new poll has found there are more Canadians who expect to be working past age 65 than those who expect to be retired.

  • February 17: A new poll shows that only 39% of Canadians put money into retirement savings in 2014 and almost one third haven't even begun setting money aside for their retirement at all. Lauren McNabb reports.

  • 5 tools to manage your money in retirement US News

    Saving money involves building up a large enough nest egg to live comfortably in retirement, but managing your money is about making it last as long as you need it to. Once you retire, there are at least …

    A variety of currencies, including pounds, Euros and U.S. and Canadian dollars, were uncovered by the Toronto Police's drug squad

    Saving money involves building up a large enough nest egg to live comfortably in retirement, but managing your money is about making it last as long as you need it to. Once you retire, there are at least four factors that will affect your retirement investments: inflation, swings in the financial markets, large and unexpected …

  • Should you invest in an RRSP or TFSA? Both if you can, says financial advisers The Canadian Press

    TORONTO - Instead of debating the merits of an RRSP or a TFSA, Canadians should consider socking away money in both types of accounts for the best tax breaks, financial advisers say.

    TFSA or RRSP?

    TORONTO - Instead of debating the merits of an RRSP or a TFSA, Canadians should consider socking away money in both types of accounts for the best tax breaks, financial advisers say.

  • Most Canadians saving enough for retirement: survey Balance Sheet

    Here’s a conclusion you don’t often see during the height of RRSP-selling season: Most Canadians are saving enough for retirement. The survey, which includes responses from 9,000 working people and 3,000 …

    Gentle and Incremental Reforms for French Pension Program

    Here’s a conclusion you don’t often see during the height of RRSP-selling season: Most Canadians are saving enough for retirement. The survey, which includes responses from 9,000 working people and 3,000 retirees, shows 83 per cent of Canadian households are on track to maintain their standard of living in retirement. …

  • 5 ways to be happy in retirement US News

    Some people think they understand how retired living will go, but you don't really know what retirement entails until you start living the life of a retiree. Here are the essential considerations that …

    Happy Retirement

    Some people think they understand how retired living will go, but you don't really know what retirement entails until you start living the life of a retiree. Here are the essential considerations that can impact your retirement happiness.

  • Maybe you think you want to retire MoneySense

    Maybe what you need is not retirement but a wholesale career change.

    A retired couple take in the ocean during a visit to the beach in La Jolla, California

    Maybe what you need is not retirement but a wholesale career change.

  • Cash flow, debt keep Canadians out of RRSP season Pay Day

    This year, Canadians eager to defer taxes from 2014, and sock some money away for the golden years while they’re at it, have until March 2 to make a contribution. A new survey by TD Bank found that nearly …

    Money Monitor: The ABCs of RRSPs

    This year, Canadians eager to defer taxes from 2014, and sock some money away for the golden years while they’re at it, have until March 2 to make a contribution. A new survey by TD Bank found that nearly half of all Canadians don’t contribute to one. Still, it’s perhaps a more comforting picture of our collective retirement …

  • A retirement beach home in Brazil US News

    Brazil's long coastline boasts some of the world's most beautiful beaches. And Brazil is a top choice for anyone interested in affordable beachfront retirement.

    Supporters of Brazil's presidential candidate Neves of Brazilian Social Democratic Party (PSDB) hold flags in Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro

    Brazil's long coastline boasts some of the world's most beautiful beaches. And Brazil is a top choice for anyone interested in affordable beachfront retirement.

  • 3 things that can derail your retirement savings CNBC

    Competing financial priorities, such as student loans and caring for aging parents, may take you off course this year when trying to fund retirement.

    3 things that can derail your retirement savings

    Competing financial priorities, such as student loans and caring for aging parents, may take you off course this year when trying to fund retirement.