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My Take on the Federal Budget

My Take on the Federal Budget

I haven’t written about the Federal Budget yet because I’ve had my ear to the ground listening to what everyone else has to say. First of all, I freely admit I have no idea what is good for the economy. Of course I like the RRIF and TFSA changes because my husband and I are on the cusp of retirement. But be assured that it would take alot more than a pre-election budget to change my vo... »

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 ... »

Media Scan:Week of December 1

Media Scan:Week of December 1

This week I wrote Financial Literacy: The 23 step program and Fired older employee may have reduced duty to mitigate. BOOK REVIEW: 397 ways to save money was posted on savewith spp.com. Here are some of the interesting blogs and articles I read: Blonde on a Budget has posted her December 2014 Budget & Goals and she is ecstatic that as compared to last year her expenses are way down. On Retire ... »

Media scan: Week of November 24

Media scan: Week of November 24

This week I wrote Will you get to pick your own retirement date? and How to save money on home insurance and More Saskatchewan residents living pay cheque to pay cheque was posted on savewithspp.com. Here are some interesting articles and blogs I read: How Canadians Can Take Advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday Tom Drake, Canadian Finance Blog  Working in retirement is not a retirement plan ... »

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... »