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A Tale of Two Retirees

A Tale of Two Retirees

If you regularly read blogs like Canadian Dream: Free at 45, Early Retirement Extreme, Mr. Money Mustache or Freedom 35 you may think that everybody but you has managed to sock away enough money to retire very early and spend the rest of their life checking off items on their bucket list. But the recently released 2015 Canadian Unretirement Index Report tells a very different story. This year, for... »

Will you get to pick your own retirement date?

Will you get to pick your own retirement date?

Every time I read an obituary about someone who passed away in their 50s or 60s, it occurs to me that although we all worry whether we will have enough money to retire, the real issue may be whether we will have enough time. In 2015 my husband and I will both turn 65. I took early retirement from my job as a pension lawyer almost 10 years ago and developed a new career as a journalist writing abou... »