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What will your retirement look like?

What will your retirement look like?

When I read survey results, it usually seems like just a jumble of numbers unless I can somehow relate to the data in the context of my own experience. As I officially retired 10 years ago from my career as a pension lawyer but immediately embraced an encore career as a personal finance writer, it is not surprising that HSBC’s new global study The future of retirement* resonates for me on many lev... »

Media Scan: Week of January 12

Media Scan: Week of January 12

  This week I wrote How I got an unexpected pension windfall and Saskatchewan author Gail Bowen releases new book at age 72. My interview and podcast Gail Vaz-Oxlade: Achieve financial literacy on mymoneymychoices.com and Flipp app is the easy way to browse flyers were posted on savewithspp.com. Her are some of the great blogs and articles I read. Brighter Life has named their favourite healt... »

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... »