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Will Alberta NDP support an expanded CPP?

Will Alberta NDP support an expanded CPP?

In all of the media coverage of the stunning NDP win in Alberta this week, the one item that raised more questions than answers in my mind was a press release from CARP titled “Alberta Election Results make CPP increase more likely.” A new Nanos survey conducted for The Globe and Mail reveals Canadians still overwhelming support an expanded CPP which is strongly opposed by Prime Minister Stephen H... »

Media Scan: Week of January 5, 2015

Media Scan: Week of January 5, 2015

I didn’t do a media scan last week so there are many interesting stories to report on. Since the week of December 22nd, I have posted on retirementredux.com: The pros and cons of condo ownership My 2015 New Year’s resolutions Ontario Retirement Pension Plan: Who will get to participate? 6 ways to unlock home equity at retirement Another Look At Life Annuities (Part 2) appeared on savewithspp.com a... »

Ontario Retirement Pension Plan: Who Will Get to Participate?

Ontario Retirement Pension Plan: Who Will Get to Participate?

In early December, the Ontario government tabled legislation to create the new Ontario Retirement Pension Plan. This was followed by a Consultation Paper asking interested parties to comment on proposed design elements of the plan by February 13, 2015. In the 2014 Ontario Budget, the Liberal government said those already participating in a comparable workplace pension plan would not be required to... »

Media scan: Week of December 15

Media scan: Week of December 15

This week I wrote 12 Online Scams: How to avoid unwrapping an online threat (Parts 1 and 2). The Dreaded B word: Budgeting was posted on savewithspp.com. I was also very honoured to be named as a Brighter Life (Sun Life) favourite working life writer of 2014 . Here are some of the interesting blogs and articles I read. If you are still not finished shopping, Jeremy Biberdorf on Modest Money sugges... »

Media scan: Week of December 8

Media scan: Week of December 8

This week on retirementredux.com I wrote Shopping app Flipp can help you save money and How my travel insurance measures up. My podcast interview Mark Seed is his own advisor was posted on savewithspp.com. Here are some of the interesting blogs and articles I read: Today’s TSX decline highlights value of disciplined investing by Tessa Wilmot on Brighter Life is for those of you who want to avoid t... »