Retirement

Coal-state lawmakers push to extend retired miners' benefits

Lawmakers from coal-mining states are pushing to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired…

National Bank invests in Nest Wealth, will use firm's investment technology

MONTREAL — National Bank (TSX:NA) has signed a deal to take a minority stake in robo-adviser Nest We…

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  • Liz Weston: Allowances Don't Teach Kids About Money - You Do
    Liz Weston: Allowances Don't Teach Kids About Money - You Do The Canadian Press

    Many parents tell me they feel guilty about allowances.

    Liz Weston: Allowances Don't Teach Kids About Money - You Do

    Many parents tell me they feel guilty about allowances.

  • An investing road map for early career accumulators Morningstar

    Tips on getting the most bang for your investment dollars when you're just starting out.

    Tips on getting the most bang for your investment dollars when you're just starting out.

  • Coal-state lawmakers push to extend retired miners' benefits
    Coal-state lawmakers push to extend retired miners' benefits The Canadian Press

    Lawmakers from coal-mining states are pushing to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire at the end of April. West Virginia Sen. Joe …

    Coal-state lawmakers push to extend retired miners' benefits

    Lawmakers from coal-mining states are pushing to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire at the end of April. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin and other coal-state Democrats threatened to shut down the government over the issue in December, but they retreated …

  • Most actively traded companies on the TSX The Canadian Press

    Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

    Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

  • National Bank invests in Nest Wealth, will use firm's investment technology The Canadian Press

    MONTREAL — National Bank (TSX:NA) has signed a deal to take a minority stake in robo-adviser Nest Wealth for $6 million.

    National Bank invests in Nest Wealth, will use firm's investment technology

    MONTREAL — National Bank (TSX:NA) has signed a deal to take a minority stake in robo-adviser Nest Wealth for $6 million.

  • 3 Ways to Make the Best Use of Your RRSP The Motley Fool

    Secure your retirement by taking advantage of your RRSPs. Invest in proven dividend stocks such as Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS)(NYSE:BNS) and Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE:SPG).

    3 Ways to Make the Best Use of Your RRSP

    Secure your retirement by taking advantage of your RRSPs. Invest in proven dividend stocks such as Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS)(NYSE:BNS) and Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE:SPG).

  • Liz Weston: Investment fees could leave you old and broke The Canadian Press

    You want to save as much as possible for retirement. In practice, it typically would prevent financial pros from steering you into a high-cost investment if similar low-cost choices are available. The …

    Liz Weston: Investment fees could leave you old and broke

    You want to save as much as possible for retirement. In practice, it typically would prevent financial pros from steering you into a high-cost investment if similar low-cost choices are available. The differences in fees — often fractions of a per cent — may sound minuscule.

  • Millennials: It’s Time to Get Serious About Investing The Motley Fool

    Millennials, secure your retirement with smart investments in ETFs such as the iShares S&P TSX 60 Index Fund (TSX:XIU) and iShares S&P TSX Capped Cmpst Indx Fnd (TSX:XIC).

    Millennials: It’s Time to Get Serious About Investing

    Millennials, secure your retirement with smart investments in ETFs such as the iShares S&P TSX 60 Index Fund (TSX:XIU) and iShares S&P TSX Capped Cmpst Indx Fnd (TSX:XIC).

  • Suburban homes may be cheaper, but they can come with extra costs The Canadian Press

    About three to four years ago, about 10 per cent of clients coming to Toronto's Stomp Realty sought properties outside the city, says co-founder Erica Smith. Now, about half of her clients look at surrounding …

    About three to four years ago, about 10 per cent of clients coming to Toronto's Stomp Realty sought properties outside the city, says co-founder Erica Smith. Now, about half of her clients look at surrounding areas, with some moving more than 100 kilometres away to Barrie, Kitchener or Waterloo, while continuing to commute …

  • Puerto Rico union sues to block pension cuts The Canadian Press

    One of Puerto Rico's largest unions is suing to block a federal control board's austerity plan that would slash pensions and other spending by the U.S. territory. The suit filed Wednesday by the United …

    One of Puerto Rico's largest unions is suing to block a federal control board's austerity plan that would slash pensions and other spending by the U.S. territory. The suit filed Wednesday by the United Public Servants union says the plan violates a law protecting the pension system as well as constitutional guarantees …

  • Surging Demands for Seniors Benefits Means Age of Eligibility Must Rise - C.D. Howe Institute CNW Group

    TORONTO, April 11, 2017 /CNW/ - With retirees living longer and the working-age population remaining relatively stable, the growing demand for financial support in retirement will potentially strain social …

    TORONTO, April 11, 2017 /CNW/ - With retirees living longer and the working-age population remaining relatively stable, the growing demand for financial support in retirement will potentially strain social security programs, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Greener Pastures: Resetting the Age …

  • Freedom 85? Baby boomers working longer, redefining retirement CBC

    As the biggest demographic wave in Canada's history reaches retirement age, the province of Nova Scotia believes it knows how to weather the looming economic storm: encourage baby boomers to work longer. …

    Freedom 85? Baby boomers working longer, redefining retirement

    As the biggest demographic wave in Canada's history reaches retirement age, the province of Nova Scotia believes it knows how to weather the looming economic storm: encourage baby boomers to work longer. "Likely our workforce participation overall will go down as more people retire than are joining the workforce," says …

  • Business Owners, Investors, and Seniors Dodge Bullet in Recent Budget The Motley Fool

    The recent federal budget was noteworthy mostly for feared measures that did not come to pass.

    Why Cash Flow Is a Better Indicator Than Earnings

    The recent federal budget was noteworthy mostly for feared measures that did not come to pass.

  • What to know when shopping for financial advice in a sea of titles and credentials The Canadian Press

    Choosing a financial adviser is a big decision, yet few investors realize that in most provinces there's a lack of specific, harmonized regulation of professionals who provide that type of service. An …

    Choosing a financial adviser is a big decision, yet few investors realize that in most provinces there's a lack of specific, harmonized regulation of professionals who provide that type of service. An expert panel set up by the Ontario government has made several recommendations to deal with major concerns, including the …

  • If you build it, they'll stay; boomers remodel their homes The Canadian Press

    The small businesses that dominate the home remodeling industry are expecting robust growth in the next few years, thanks partly to baby boomers who want to remain in their homes. Many of these homeowners …

    If you build it, they'll stay; boomers remodel their homes

    The small businesses that dominate the home remodeling industry are expecting robust growth in the next few years, thanks partly to baby boomers who want to remain in their homes. Many of these homeowners are hoping to make their surroundings easier to manage and safer in case they have health problems. Zach Tyson estimates …

  • Canada's CPPIB pension fund concerned over rising protectionism Reuters

    The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, one of the world's biggest investors, is concerned about the rise of protectionist trade policies, its chief executive told business leaders in Toronto on Friday. …

    The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, one of the world's biggest investors, is concerned about the rise of protectionist trade policies, its chief executive told business leaders in Toronto on Friday. The CPPIB, which manages Canada's national pension fund and invests on behalf of 20 million Canadians, has become one …

  • Vancouver seniors face eviction from retirement home CBC

    The families of 20 elderly people are scrambling to find housing for their loved ones after they received eviction notices from their assisted-living home. Terraces on 7th is a Vancouver retirement home …

    Vancouver seniors facing eviction now allowed to stay in retirement home

    The families of 20 elderly people are scrambling to find housing for their loved ones after they received eviction notices from their assisted-living home. Terraces on 7th is a Vancouver retirement home operated by Retirement Concepts, which operates 24 retirement units.

  • Top investor warns Canada, U.S. infrastructure plans to take time Reuters

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, one of the world's biggest infrastructure investors, warned it could take more than 10 years for infrastructure investment plans by Canada and the United States to come …

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, one of the world's biggest infrastructure investors, warned it could take more than 10 years for infrastructure investment plans by Canada and the United States to come to fruition. Canada hopes its planned 'infrastructure bank' will facilitate billions of dollars of financing from private …

  • Pension Investment Association of Canada Opens the Market CNW Group

    TORONTO , March 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Kevin Fahey, Chair, Board of Directors, Pension Investment Association of Canada joined Jeff Foster , Head, Business Development, Equities Trading, TMX Group to open the …

    TORONTO , March 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Kevin Fahey, Chair, Board of Directors, Pension Investment Association of Canada joined Jeff Foster , Head, Business Development, Equities Trading, TMX Group to open the ...

  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump no factor in Social Security increase The Canadian Press

    Widely circulated online reports crediting President Donald Trump for 2017 increases in retirees' Social Security checks don't accurately portray how the system works. Social Security payments are based …

    Widely circulated online reports crediting President Donald Trump for 2017 increases in retirees' Social Security checks don't accurately portray how the system works. Social Security payments are based on a government measure of inflation, and are set automatically without any involvement of the White House. This year's …