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Book Review: Wealthing Like Rabbits

Book Review: Wealthing Like Rabbits

I don’t often review personal finance books because it seems to take an inordinate amount of time to wade through yet another statement of the obvious just to glean enough cogent information to give readers a taste of what the book is all about. But when I read accolades from the likes of Gail Vaz-Oxlade, Preet Bannerjee, Roma Luciw, Dan Bortolotti plus a whole bunch of my other favourite personal... »

How to reform retirement savings

How to reform retirement savings

RRSP season may be over again for another year, but the ongoing debate about how we can modify the retirement savings system so Canadians have more money to spend in retirement is heating up again, in anticipation of the federal budget which will likely be tabled within the next few months. Recently the Globe and Mail published a series of four editorials on how the alphabet soup of tax-assisted a... »

RRSP Recap: Week of February 23rd

RRSP Recap: Week of February 23rd

For the next few weeks I’m trading in -25 degrees for +25 degrees so I’m posting a couple of retrospective columns to keep you warm. The first is an RRSP recap to provide you with answers to any last minute questions as the season for silly surveys and mad last minute dashes to the bank draws to a close. Some of the retirement savings columns I wrote this year are How much of your savings can you ... »

The ABCs of retirement savings

The ABCs of retirement savings

    SPP, RRSP, Group RRSP, TFSA. This alphabet soup of acronyms represents only a few of the most common retirement savings options available to Canadians. Other important retirement savings vehicles beyond the scope of this blog include employer-sponsored defined benefit pension plans, defined contribution pension plans and hybrid registered pension plan designs. Where you chose to save... »